Jupiter close to the Moon

20/07/2018 @ 9:30 pm – 11:59 pm Europe/London Timezone

Jupiter can be seen close to the Moon on the evening of the 20th! The pair will become visible from around 21:30 in the South, they can be seen until they set at around midnight in the South West. The closest approach is at 00:57 on the morning of the 21st however the pair won’t be visible.

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The image shows their location at 23:00 on the 20th (image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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