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Monday, May 03, 2021

 

Planet Dance with Moon, 3-5 May 2021


Morning sky on Monday May 3 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide  at 4:30 am ACST. Saturn and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky with the waning Moon above.
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.
Morning sky on Tuesday May 4 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide  at 4:30 am ACST. Saturn and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky with the Last Quarter Moon being close to Saturn.
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.
Morning sky on Wednesday May 5 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide  at 4:30 am ACST. Saturn and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky and the waning Moon is close to Jupiter.
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.
Morning sky on Thursday May 6 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide  at 4:30 am ACST. Saturn and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky with the waning Moon is close to Jupiter.
Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise), click to embiggen.

If you are up early in the morning from the 3rd to the 6th you will see a beautiful dance between the planets Saturn and Jupiter and the waning Moon. On the 3rd the waning Moon forms a line with Saturn and Jupiter. On the 4th the last quarter Moon is close to Saturn. On the 5th the Moon is between Saturn and Mars and on the 6th the crescent Moon forms a line with Saturn and Jupiter again.You can see the three objects from 2 am (local time) on.

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