Conjunction of the Moon and Mars

12/07/2020 @ 12:30 am – 4:30 am Europe/London Timezone

Mars can be seen close to the Moon on the morning of the 12th! The pair will become visible from around 00:30 in the South East, they can be seen until dawn breaks when they are lost to daylight. The closest approach is at 20:38 on the 11th however the pair won’t be visible.

The image shows their location at 03:15 on the 12th

(image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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