Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Thursday February 18 to Thursday February 25
The First quarter Moon is Saturday February 20.
Morning sky on Wednesday, February 24 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 6:01 am ACDST (60 minutes before sunrise). Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter form a triangle in the morning sky.
Adelaide.The First Quarter Moon is under the Hyades.
Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time (90 minutes after sunset). click to embiggen.
Venus is lost in the twilight.
Mars is readily visible in the evening sky above the north-western horizon in the early evening. Mars is the brightest object low above the north-western horizon aside from the nearby Moon. Mars is near the Moon on the18 and 19th.
Jupiter is climbing higher in the morning twilight flowing a line with Saturn, later in the week brightening Mercury forms a triangle with the pair.This triangle remains for several days as Mercury heads towards Jupiter.
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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