Today’s Astronomical Events – May 25th, 2015

The first quarter Moon passes by Regulus, the brightest star in Leo the Lion, in the early evening twilight tonight. Australian observers will get to see the pair at their closest while those in the United Kingdom and North America will see the Moon further along its celestial path.

(Click on an image to enlarge.)

Images courtesy of Mobile Observatory. 

 

 

09:41 UT – The almost first quarter Moon passes Regulus. (Naked eye, Leo, evening sky. See images above.)

17:18 UT – First Quarter Moon. (Naked eye, Leo, evening sky. See images above.)

 

 

Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are visible with the naked eye.

All times are in Universal Time (UTC). To convert the time to your timezone, click here.

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