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Southern Skywatch September 2020 edition is now out!

2 Sep 2020, 13:07 UTC
Southern Skywatch September 2020 edition is now out!
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The evening sky facing west in Adelaide on Saturday September 19 at 19:05 ACDST 60 minutes after sunset, The thin crescent Moon is forms a triangle with Mercury and the bright star Spica. (similar views will be seen Australia wide at 60 minutes after sunset). The September edition of Southern Skywatch is now up. September 5 Waning Moon near to Mars. September 6; Moon at Apogee. September 14; crescent Moon close to Venus. September 18; Moon at perigee. September 19; the crescent Moon, Mercury, and the bright star Spica form a triangle. September 20; Variable star Mira predicted to be at its brightest. September 22; Mercury, and the bright star Spica are at their closest. September 24; The waxing Moon, Jupiter and Saturn form a line in the evening sky. September 25; waxing Moon close to Jupiter. September 26; Jupiter, Saturn and waxing Moon form a line in the evening sky. Mercury returns to the evening sky, late September and early October are the best times to see Mercury in the evening this year.Venus is visible below Canis Minor as is close to the crescent Moon on the 14th.Earth is at equinox on Tuesday, 22 September when day and night ...

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