Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Thursday April 14 to Thursday April 21
The Full Moon is Sunday, April 17. Perigee is Friday, April 20.
Morning sky on Saturday April 16 as seen from Adelaide at 5:15 am ACST (90 minutes before sunrise). Venus and Mars form a line with Saturn. Jupiter is below Venus. The inset shows the telescopic view of Venus, Mars, and Saturn at this time.
Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise, click to embiggen).
Elsewhere in Australia will see a similar view at the equivalent time (90 minutes after sunset).
Mercury is lost to view.
Venus is high in the morning twilight and is moving away from Mars. Venus forms a line with Mars and Saturn.
Mars is rising higher, forming a widening pair with Venus and Saturn.
Jupiter climbs higher in the morning twilight below Venus, Saturn and Mars.
Saturn climbs away from Mars and Venus.
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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