If You Look up Into the Sky You'll Be Able To Find Uranus | 22 Words

This week, we're certainly in for a treat as there will be a rare sight to be seen - and, to make it even better, you'll probably be able to see it from outside your own home!

Keep reading to how you can see this rare sighting of Uranus for yourself - you're not going to want to miss this one!

Are you ready to see something cool?


Then you'll have to look up!

As there's a pretty exciting event happening this January...

And it will be happening in the next few days...

Something super rare will hit this week...

Something so rare in fact, that it hasn't been seen in a while...

We will get to see Uranus in the sky.

Now I know what you're thinking, that sounds a little weird, right?

Well, despite the obvious humor that comes with the statement, it's a pretty big deal...

From January 19-21st, Mars and Uranus will be in line meaning their apparent position in the sky will be extremely close.

If you want to get into the nitty-gritty details of it all...


Astronomers have stated that the Moon will be in its "first-quarter phase" on January 20th, so it will be pretty bright but not too bright to outglare Uranus.

And the very next day Uranus will be 1.75 degrees south of Mars...

Which means it will be brighter than the moon.

So if you're in the mood to see an event among the stars...

Grab yourselves a pair of binoculars or a mini telescope and get yourself outside after dark between those specific dates.

The Moon should set around midnight, so it won't even be too late for you to wait up...

After it's gone, Uranus will be to the left of where it was.

Most people seem to be excited about the humor that the event holds...









So now that we've got that out of the way, what can we expect from such an important event?

Well, over the next few weeks, it seems as though there will be a lot of movement in the sky, with most of them including Mars.

But this particular one has been specifically highlighted as it could give you a completely clear viewing of Uranus.


​With an optical instrument, of course. It will be hard to see the spectacle play out without a telescope or a pair of binoculars because of the apparent magnitude of how bright things are in the sky.

It is said that someone with perfect vision will be able to see stars with a magnitude of +6.5.

Uranus is currently at a +5.7 magnitude, but its sighting also depends on the conditions of the atmosphere and just how perfect one's vision is. That's why a telescope is probably a good idea.

So keep one handy...

And watch out for Uranus in the sky this week.