The waxing crescent Moon passes the bright star Aldebaran in the evening sky tonight. Observers in Australia will get the best view but by the time evening comes around for the United Kingdom and North America, the Moon will have moved further along.
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Images courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
06:09 UT – The waxing crescent Moon passes Aldebaran. (Taurus, evening sky. See image above.)
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