Monday, March 15, 2021
Thursday March 18 to Thursday March 25
The First Quarter Moon is Monday, March 22.
Morning sky on Saturday, March 20 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 6:24 am ACDST (60 minutes before sunrise). Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter form a line in the morning sky.
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. near the Hyades and begins to travel down the horn of Taurus the Bull. Mars is close to the crescent Moon on the 19th.
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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