Bruce McClure has served as lead writer for EarthSky's popular Tonight pages since 2004. He's a sundial aficionado, whose love for the heavens has taken him to Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and sailing in the North Atlantic, where he earned his celestial navigation certificate through the School of Ocean Sailing and Navigation. He also writes and hosts public astronomy programs and planetarium programs in and around his home in upstate New York.
By Bruce McClure in | February 13, 2013
The planets Jupiter and Mars sit low in the eastern sky before sunrise tomorrow (Thursday, July 18). You may need binoculars to see Mars in the glow of morning dawn.