Hi all. Here is the latest report from Starry Night Software and Chris Vaughan, at Space.com. It provides information on several interesting observing opportunities throughout the month of April. Here are just a few: Saturday, April 1: Mars near Messier
35 (evening), Thursday, April 6: Full Pink Moon (at 12:34 EDT), Monday, April 10: Venus passes the Pleiades (evening), Tuesday, April 11: Mercury at peak visibility (after sunset), Saturday, April 15: The Whirlpool and Pinwheel galaxies (all night), Thursday, April 20: New moon and hybrid solar eclipse (at 04:12 GMT), Friday, April 21: Crescent moon above Mercury and Uranus (after sunset), Sunday April 23: Lyrids Meteor Shower Peak (pre-dawn), Tuesday, April 25: Waxing moon meets Mars (evening), Saturday, April 29: Craters Ptolemaeus, Alphonsus and Arzachel (all night), Sunday, April 30: Venus gleams between the bull's horns (evening), and much more. It also includes lots of other interesting pictures, maps, charts, and information including excellent planet positions and data for this month:
I hope this helps with your observing plans and that it is useful to you. Thanks for looking, and the best of wishes for many clear night skies.