The waning crescent Moon passes close to the star Regulus in the constellation Leo.
These images depict the sky at approximately 5:30 a.m. local time.
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Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
19:54 UT – The waning crescent Moon passes south of Regulus. (Leo, pre-dawn sky.)
22:05 UT – Mercury is at Greatest Eastern Elongation. (58% illuminated, magnitude 0.1, diameter 6.8”, Virgo, evening sky.)
The Epsilon Perseid meteor shower ends tonight. (Zenith Hourly Rate: 5)
Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.
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