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Thursday September 24 to Thursday October 1

21 Sep 2020, 13:58 UTC
Thursday September 24 to Thursday October 1
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The First Quarter Moon is Thursday September 24. The bright planets Venus and Mars are visible in the early morning skies. Venus is below the bright star Procyon and is close to the bright star Regulus. While brightening Mars is rising well before midnight, Jupiter and Saturn still dominate the evening sky. On the 24th the Moon forms a line with Jupiter and Saturn.On the 25th the Moon forms a triangle with Jupiter and Saturn. On the 26th the line is Jupiter, Saturn and Moon. Mercury climbs above the bright star Spica in the evening twilight. The First Quarter Moon is Thursday September 24.Evening sky at 19:09 ACST (60 minutes after sunset) on Saturday, September 25 facing west as seen from Adelaide. Mercury is easily seen above the Western horizon in the late twilight. Mercury is above the bright star Spica. Similar views will be seen elsewhere in Australia at the equivalent local time (60 minutes after sunset), click to embiggen. Whole sky at 19:39 ACST (90 minutes after sunset), on Friday September 25 as seen from Adelaide. Three bright planets are visible stretching west to east. Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. The Moon forms a triangle with Jupiter and Saturn. ...

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