Saturday, March 03, 2018
Southern Skywatch March 2018 edition is now out!
The March edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.
This month still sees most of the action move in the morning sky. Speedy Mercury and Venus are low in the evening sky, but Venus will be hard to see until the end of the month.
Jupiter enters the evening sky, but is still best seen in the morning sky.
Mars passes between the Trifid and Lagoon Nebula and closes in on Saturn and M22.
Saturn is close to the globular cluster M22 this month.
March 7; Moon close to Jupiter. March 10-11; Mars and Moon close. March 11-12; Mars and Saturn close.
March 11; Moon at Apogee. March 27 Moon at Perigee.
March 19, Crescent Moon above Venus and Mercury in the twilight.
March 30; Saturn and Mars close, with M22 nearby.
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