Monday, January 24, 2022
Thursday January 27 to Thursday February 3
The New Moon is Tuesday, February 1. Jupiter is now alone in the night sky, setting around the time the sky is full dark. The thin crescent Moon is close to Jupiter on February 3. Mars is readily visible in the morning sky in the teapot of Sagittarius. On the 27-28th Mars is close to the Lagoon Nebula. Venus climbing in the morning twilight towards Mars. On the 30th the thin crescent moon forms a triangle with Mars and Venus.
The New Moon is Tuesday, February 1.
Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes before sunrise, click to embiggen).
Similar views will be seen throughout Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes after sunset, click to embiggen).
in Australia will see a similar view at the equivalent
time (90 minutes after sunset).
Mercury is lost in the twilight but returns to the morning sky by the end of the week.
Venus is rising in the morning twilight towards Mars.
Jupiter is readily visible in the western twilight sky but is setting when the sky is fully dark.
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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