Observing the Planets with a Telescope
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Our Night Sky
Taught by Professor Edward M. Murphy | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course, The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses
The rings of Saturn, the bands of Jupiter, the phases of Venus, the polar caps of Mars—these and other planetary features are visible through a small telescope. Learn when viewing opportunities arise for each of the planets and what sights await the dedicated observer.