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Monday, January 25, 2021

 

Thursday January 28 to Thursday February 4

The Full Moon is Friday January 29. The bright planet Venus is low in the twilight morning skies. Mercury is low in the twilight skies. Dimming but still bright Mars now dominates the evening skies.

The Full Moon is Friday January 29. The Moon is at perigee, when it is closest to the earth, on Thursday the 4th.

Whole sky at 22:01 ACDST  (90 minutes after sunset), on
Saturday, January 30
as seen from 
Adelaide.



 

 

Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time (90 minutes after sunset). click to embiggen.

Evening sky at 22:01 ACDST  (90 minutes after sunset) on Saturday, January 30 facing north-west as seen from Adelaide. Mars is the brightest object above the north-western horizon with Uranus nearby.

 
 
 
 
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes after sunset), click to embiggen.
 
 
Morning sky on Saturday, January 30 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide  at 6:05 am ACDST (30 minutes before sunrise). Venus is getting lower to the horizon. You will need a level, unobstructed horizon to see this.  


  
 
 
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (30 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.


Mercury is lost in the twilight.  It will return to the morning sky later in February.

Venus is still visible low above the horizon in the morningYou may need a level, unobstructed horizon to see Venus.  

Mars is readily visible in the evening sky above the north-western horizon in the early evening. Mars is the brightest object above the north-western horizon.
   
Jupiter is lost in the twilight.
 
 Saturn is lost in the twilight. 
 
Printable PDF maps of the Eastern sky at 10 pm AEST, Western sky at 10 pm AEST. For further details and more information on what's up in the sky, see Southern Skywatch.


 

Star Map via Virtual sky. Use your mouse to scroll around and press 8 when your pointer is in the map to set to the current time.

Cloud cover predictions can be found at SkippySky.

Here is the near-real time satellite view of the clouds (day and night) http://satview.bom.gov.au/ 

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