The Moon & Mars

15/12/2018 @ 4:16 pm – 10:30 pm Europe/London Timezone

Mars can be seen close to the Moon on the evening of the 15th! The pair will become visible from around 16:15 in the South, they can be seen until they set at around 22:30 in the West. The closest approach is at 23:23 on the 14th but the pair with have already set.

The image shows their location at 21:17 on the 15th

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

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