Monday, March 22, 2021
Thursday March 25 to Thursday April 1
The Full Moon is Monday, March 29. The Moon is at perigee, when it is closest to Earth, on the 30th. This scrapes in as Perigee (super) Moon. however the April and May ones are better.
day, March 27 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 6:30 am ACDST (60 minutes before sunrise). Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky with Mercury lowering in the dawn.
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 now the second brightest object low above the north-western horizon after nearby Aldebaran. Mars is near the Hyades is traveling down the horn of Taurus the Bull.
Jupiter is climbing higher in the morning twilight forming a line with Saturn and Mercury.
Printable PDF maps of the Eastern sky at 10 pm AEDST, Western sky at 10 pm AEDST. 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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