The last quarter Moon is approaching the bright star Antares (between the R and P in the images above) and the ringed planet Saturn in the pre-dawn sky. Come back again tomorrow morning to see what progress the Moon has made.
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Images Courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
03:49 UT – Last Quarter Moon. (Libra, pre-dawn sky.)
22:25 UT – The last quarter Moon passes Saturn. (Saturn: magnitude 0.5, diameter 16.4”. Scorpius, pre-dawn sky.)
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