Saturn close to the Moon

24/07/2018 @ 5:40 am – 25/07/2018 @ 2:40 am Europe/London Timezone

Saturn can be seen close to the Moon on the evening of the 24th! The pair will become visible from around 21:40 in the South, they can be seen until they set at around 02:40 in the South West. The closest approach is at 06:53 on the morning of the 25th however the pair won’t be visible. Look to the left and you can also see Mars shining brightly!

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The image shows their location at 00:42 on the 25th (image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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