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Sunday, September 17, 2017

 

Morning line-up of Venus and the Crescent Moon (18 September)

Morning sky on Monday September 18 looking east as seen from Adelaide at 5:30 ACST (45 minutes before sunrise). Venus is bright just above the horizon and is close to the Moon and the bright star Regulus.

 Similar views will be seen throughout Australia at the equivalent local time (that is 45 minutes before sunrise, click to embiggen).

On the morning of the 18th Venus is close to the Crescent Moon and Regulus, There is also a daylight occultation of Venus on the 18th, but this event is for experienced observers only.

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