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Friday, September 04, 2015


Southern Skywatch September, 2015 edition is now out!

The Moon looking north-west at 7:00 pm ACST in Adelaide on 15 September. Mercury Spica and the Moon form a triangle in the sky. Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time.

The September edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.  This month features some nice planetary  planetary action this month with Mercury close to Spica, and Vensu, Mars and Jupiter forming a line in the morning sky. Comet C/2013 US10 may become easy to see in binoculars.

Jupiter enters the morning twilight mid month.

Mars is just visible low in the early morning sky. 

Saturn is in the western evening sky.

Venus is prominent in the morning twilight and is close to the crescent Moon on the 10th. Towards the end of the month it forms a line with Mars and Jupiter

Mercury is prominent in the evening sky in the first half of the month and is forms a triangle with Spica and the Moon on the 15th.

Comet C/2013 US10 is brightening and may become visible in binoculars towards the end of the month.


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