For more details please consult – Astronomy – Sun – Moon – Eclipses (timeanddate.com) and In-The-Sky.org
The days are getting noticeably longer with consequent shorting of the nights. Stars and objects of the Spring Sky are starting to show themselves at around 9pm.
Last Quarter 2nd March at 1523 New Moon 9th March at 0900
First Quarter 16th March at 0410 Full Moon 24th March at 0700
The Planets Sunrise on 15th March is 0618 and sets at 1810
Mercury Venus Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus
Rise 0638 0555 0917 0537 0746 0610 0754
Set 1933 1559 0130 1458 2247 1640 2326
Mercury, Venus and Mars are very challenging objects to see this month.
Mercury may be glimpsed in the evening twilight very low in the west.
Venus and Mars are too close to the Sun.
Jupiter is an evening object visible from around 8pm for a short time before it sets in the west.
Saturn is too close to the Sun this month.
Uranus will be visible after 7.30pm until 10pm, in the western sky.
Meteor Showers March hosts no major meteor showers
Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks could be a nice binocular comet during March as it passes through Andromeda. It will be visible in the early evening and sets between midnight and 3am.
There are no other Comets brighter than 8th magnitude visible this month.
Comet C/2021 S3 PANSTARRS will be a 10th magnitude object and be visible quite low down before dawn as it passes through Aquila the Eagle. It should be visible in binoculars or a small telescope.
For further news on upcoming bright Comets please browse with website ….. https://in-the-sky.org/data/comets.php
Other phenomena to look out for
2024 has continued the trend for very good opportunities for spotting the Tricky Lady [Northern Lights].
Also, the solar activity is still strong as we head towards solar maximum this year or 2025, so if have a Solar Filter check out the daily changes to Sunspots. There have been some very large spots and groups visible in recent weeks.
Night Sky View
Rendering from Carte du Ciel – Skycharts. en:start [Skychart] (ap-i.net)