Monday, September 04, 2023
Thursday September 7 to Thursday September 14
The last Quarter Moon is Thursday September 7. The Moon is at apogee, when it is furthest from the Earth, on the 13th.
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 waning Moon will make the fainter objects hard to see though.
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 and is near the thin crescent Moon on the 12th.
Mars is dimming, and coming closer to the horizon.
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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