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Sunday, August 09, 2020

 

Southern Skywatch August 2020 edition is now out!

 The morning sky facing east in Adelaide on on Sunday August 16 as seen from Adelaide at 5:30 ACST, 90 minutes before sunrise, Venus is close to the crescent Moon. 

 

 

 

 

(similar views will be seen Australia wide 90 minutes before sunrise)

 

The August edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.

August 1; waxing Moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a line in the evening sky. August 2; Jupiter, Saturn and waning Moon form a triangle in the evening sky. August 3; Jupiter, Saturn and the waxing Moon, form a line in the evening sky. August 9 Waning Moon near to Mars. August 9; Moon at Apogee. August 15-16; crescent Moon close to Venus. August 21; Moon at perigee. August 28; waxing Moon close to Jupiter. August 29; Jupiter, Saturn and waning Moon form a triangle in the evening sky.

Mercury is lost in the twilight

Venus is visible below Orion as is cloe to the crescent Moon on the 16th.

Mars is close to the Moon on the 9th.

Jupiter climbs higher  the evening sky. On the 2th Jupiter, the waxing Moon and Saturn form a line in the late evening/early morning sky.The line up is repeated on the 28th.

Saturn  climbs higher  the evening sky. August 29; Jupiter, Saturn and waning Moon form a triangle in the evening sky.

August 9; Moon at Apogee.   August 21; Moon at perigee.

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