The Night Sky for the Week of 3-3-24

This week, stargazers can observe the constellation Leo in the eastern sky after dusk. On March 4th, the Big Dipper rises high in the northeast, and Cassiopeia descends in the northwest. Mars and Venus can be seen low in dawn on March 7th and 8th. Sirius can be seen due south on the meridian as twilight fades into night. Algol shines at its minimum brightness on March 9th. Lastly, please remember that daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning for most of North America.