Is Mars visible at night sky of Michigan these days?
I was trying to search for Mars from Michigan (at elevation of 30 deg and azimuth of 220 deg) around 11:45 PM with binoculars of 20x60 but didn't get successful.
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On 16 June 2014 at 11:45pm, it was up not far from 220az 30alt. It was actually 232az, 27alt, almost level and to the right of Spica. It would have been easily seen without binoculars being -0.2 visual magnitude.
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Yes, it is. Mars is bright (-0.14 magnitude) and is in the constellation Virgo. It's the brightest star in this region of the sky (SW during the evening) and should appear as a very bright reddish star at a good altitude.
If you need a guide, try to find Leo (W). Virgo is at the left of the constellation.