March marks the end of Uranus as an evening planet; it will only be visible low in the western twilight sky. Mars isn’t far behind, departing around 21:00. Jupiter has moved into the evening, rising around 23:00 midmonth. The early morning sees the arrival of Saturn, followed by Venus around 03:00. Early in the month Mercury and Neptune return to the morning, rising before dawn by month’s end. On 31 March the most inner planet has closed to only 1.3° from the most outer planet.