The waning crescent Moon appears close to Jupiter and Regulus in the pre-dawn sky.
The images depict the sky at 5:00 a.m. local time.
(Click on an image to enlarge.)
Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
00:25 UT – The waning crescent Moon is south of Regulus. (Leo, pre-dawn sky.)
Neptune fades to magnitude 7.9. (Diameter 2.3”, Aquarius, evening sky.)
The Leo Minorid meteor shower begins today. (Maximum zenith hourly rate: 2)
Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.
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