The zodiacal light is an eerie light extending up from the horizon. This is a good time of year to see it in the evening, from the Northern Hemisphere. Southern Hemisphere, look before dawn!
The sun in our sky moved in front of the constellation Sagittarius on December 18, 2019. It’ll move in front of the constellation Capricornus on January 20. Click here for sun-entry dates to zodiac constellations in 2020, using boundaries for constellations set by the International Astronomical Union in the 1930s.