The Moon & Jupiter close together in the sky

23/06/2018 @ 10:00 pm – 24/06/2018 @ 2:15 am Europe/London Timezone

Jupiter can be seen close to the Moon late on the evening of the 23rd and the morning of the 24th! The pair will become visible after Sun set and can be seen from around 22:00 in the South, they can be seen they set at around 02:15 on the morning of the 24th. The closest approach is at 19:47 on the 23rd but it will be daytime.

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The image shows their location at 23:17 on the 23rd (image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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