Today’s Astronomical Events – September 18th, 2014

The waning crescent Moon passes Castor and Pollux as it moves through Gemini. It will appear close to Jupiter within the next few days.

These images depict the sky at approximately 5 a.m. local time.

(Click on an image to enlarge.)

Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.

 

 

06:03 UT – The waning crescent Moon passes north of asteroid 3 Juno. (Magnitude 9.1, Canis Minor, pre-dawn sky.)

18:29 UT – The waning crescent Moon passes south of Pollux. (Gemini, pre-dawn sky.)

 

 

Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.

All times are in Universal Time (UTC). To convert the time to your timezone, click here.

 

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Learn more about every upcoming astronomical event in 2015 An Astronomical Year

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