The Moon and Saturn in an Early Morning Spring Sky

Click on an image to enlarge. Images created using the Mobile Observatory app for Android – http://zima.co/

 

March 20th, 2017 – Morning Sky

Today is officially the first day of spring but you can catch the summer stars rising in the hours before the dawn. In particular, look out for the last quarter Moon as it approaches the stars of Sagittarius, the Archer. Appearing nearby is Saturn, the most distant planet easily visible with the unaided eye.

 

Adapted from 2017: The Night Sky Sights (available in the U.S., and the United Kingdom) and 2017: An Astronomical Year (available in the U.S., and the United Kingdom.) For an easy guide to learn the constellations in the night sky, try my book, Signposts to the Stars (see image and links below.)

 

The Astronomical Almanac 2015-2019

Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope

2017: An Astronomical Year 2017: The Night Sky Sights The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) Signposts to the Stars

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Details of all available books across the world can be found here or by visiting the author’s page on Amazon. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact me at astronomywriter “at” gmail.com

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