The Moon & Mars

18/10/2018 @ 6:20 pm – 19/10/2018 @ 12:15 am Europe/London Timezone

Mars can be seen close to the Moon on the evening of the 18th! The pair will become visible from around 18:20 in the South East, they can be seen until they set just after midnight.  The closest approach is at 13:14 on the 18th however the pair won’t be visible.

The image shows their location at 20:40 on the 18th

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

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