Astronomy buffs are excited for tonight (Thursday, October 19) because Uranus will be visible to the naked eye.

According to Evening Standard, our glorious seventh planet from the sun can be located by looking into the southeast sky. Experts say Uranus should appear bright and large enough to be easy to spot, but if not, binoculars or a telescope should give people a really good look at it.

A few fun facts:

  • Uranus has a blue-green color.
  • Uranus has the third-largest radius in the Solar System. Uranus is huge! (Insert sophomoric giggle)
  • If you're giddy about Uranus, just wait for Monday and Tuesday (October 23 & 24) when Saturn will be visible just above the moon.

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