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Monday, September 30, 2019

 

Southern Skywatch October 2019 edition is now out!

The the evening sky facing west in Adelaide on Tuesday October 29 at 19:40 ACST (60 minutes after sunset), Mercury, Venus and the Moon form a triangle. (similar views will be seen similar views will be seen Australia wide 30 minutes minutes after sunset (click to embiggen).









The October edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.

Mercury is at its best in the evening sky this month .

Venus climbs higher in the evening twilight.

 Mars is returns to the morning sky at the end of October.

Jupiter is still prominent in the western evening sky.

Saturn  is high above the western horizon

October  4; Moon close to Jupiter. October 5-6; waxing Moon close to Saturn. October 29 thin crescent Moon forms line with Mercury and Venus. October 30 thin crescent Moon forms triangle Mercury and Venus. October 31 crescent Moon close to Jupiter.

October  11 Moon at Apogee, October 26 Moon at perigee.

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