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Thursday September 16 to Thursday September 23

14 Sep 2021, 17:49 UTC
Thursday September 16 to Thursday September 23
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The Full Moon is Tuesday, September 21. Earth is at Equinox on the 23rd. Four bright planets are seen in the early evening sky. Venus and Mercury are readily visible in the evening sky. Mercury, the bright star Spica and Venus from a line in the late evening twilight. Saturn and Jupiter are visible in the evening sky with Jupiter dominating once Venus has set. The Moon is between Saturn and Jupiter on the 17th and close to Jupiter on the 18th.The Full Moon is Tuesday, September 21. Earth is at Equinox on the 23rd, where day and night are nearly equal. Evening twilight sky on Tuesday, September 21 looking north-west as seen from Adelaide at 19:06 ACST (60 minutes after sunset). Venus is high above the horizon with Mercury below close to the bright star Spica. The inset show the telescopic view of Venus and Mercury at this time. Similar views will be seen throughout Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes after sunset, click to embiggen). Evening sky on Saturday, September 18 showing the north-eastern sky as seen from Adelaide at 19:33 pm ACST(90 minutes after sunset). The waxing Moon, Saturn and Jupiter form a line in ...

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