Moon close to Mars

27/07/2018 @ 10:00 pm – 28/07/2018 @ 3:30 am Europe/London Timezone

Mars can be seen close to the Moon on the evening of the 27th! The pair will become visible from around 22:00 in the South East, they can be seen until they set at around 03:30 in the South West. The closest approach is at 23:04 on the evening of the 27th. Look to the right and you will see Saturn shining brightly!

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The image shows their location at 23:30 on the 27th (image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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