Monday, April 05, 2021
ThursdayApril 8 to Thursday April 15
The New Moon is Monday, April 12.The moon is at apogee, when it is furthest from the Earth, on the 15th.
Morning sky on Sunday, April 11 showing the eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 6:10 am ACST (30 minutes before sunrise). Mercury is below the crescent Moon in the morning sky low in the twilight.
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 near the Hyades is traveling down the horn of Taurus the Bull.On the 13th Mars is between that stars that form the tips of the horns of Taurus the Bull.
Jupiter is climbing higher in the morning twilight forming a line with Saturn and Mercury. On the 8th the thin crescent Moon is below 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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