Monday, September 11, 2023
Thursday September 14 to Thursday September 21
The New Moon is Friday September 15.
Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent
local time (90 minutes after sunset).
Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent local time (90 minutes before sunrise).
Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes after sunset).
Between the bright star
Canopus and the Southern Cross are another wealth of binocular objects to
discover.The new Moon is ideal for seeing fainter objects.
Elsewhere in Australia will see a similar view at the equivalent time (90 minutes after sunset).
Mercury is lost in the twilight.
Venus climbs higher the morning twilight.
Mars is dimming, and coming closer to the horizon. The thin crescent Moon forms a triangle with Mars and the bright star Spica on the 17th.
Jupiter is rising before midnight but is still prominent in the morning sky.
Saturn is past opposition, but is still bright and a worthwhile telescopic object.
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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