The waxing crescent Moon appears close to Antares and Mars in the evening sky. Saturn is also visible (although quite low in the west-southwest for the United Kingdom) and Australian observers are lucky to still clearly see Mercury.
The images above depict the sky at 8 p.m. local time.
(Click on an image to enlarge.)
Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
13:03 UT – The waxing crescent Moon passes north of Antares. (Ophiuchus, evening sky.)
17:55 UT – The waxing crescent Moon passes north of Mars. (89% illuminated, magnitude 0.8, diameter 6.1”, Ophiuchus, evening sky.)
Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.
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