Earthshine tonight

180120-019 Earthshine (4 days old)
Saturday 20th January 2018 – Evening Sky
Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waxing crescent Moon.

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Jupiter’s moon – Callisto

180117-018 Callisto passing Jupiter
Wednesday 17th Jupiter 2018 @ 06:00am
Callisto passing Jupiter.

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Moon at apogee

180115-0017 Moon at apogee (The farthest moon of the year)
Monday 15th January 2018 @ 02:10am
Moon at apogee – the farthest moon of this year 2018.

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Earthshine

180113-016 Moon-Earthshine
Saturday 13th January 2018 from 06am onwards
Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waning crescent Moon.

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Double Shadow Transit

180112-015 Double shadow transit in porcess of Jupiter
Friday 12th January 2018 from 5am onwards
Two Jupiter’s moons – double shadow transit in process of Jupiter.

Did you know?
Jupiter has at least 69 known moons.

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Moon, Jupiter & Mars

180111-014 Close arroach of Moon, Jupiter and Mars
Thursday 11th January 2018 @ 4am onwards
Close approach of Moon, Jupiter and Mars.

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Double conjunction of Venus and Pluto.

180109-012 Venus and Pluto at Solar Conjunction
Tuesday 9th January 2018
Conjunction of Venus and Pluto.

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Last Quarter Moon

180108-011 Last Quarter Moon
Monday 8th January 2018
Last Quarter Moon @ 22:25 / 10.25pm in the constellation of Virgo (The Maiden)
(Rises: Tuesday 9th @ 00:20 / 12.20am)

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Jupiter and Mars

180107-010 Mars appears close to south of Jupiter
Sunday 7th / Monday 8th January 2018 @ 4am onwards
Mars appears close to south of Jupiter.

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Comet C/2016 R2 Panstarrs

180106-009 Comet C2016 R2 Panstarrs
Saturday 6th January 2018 – all night
Good opportunity for astrophotography – Comet C/2016 R2 Panstarrs (Mag: +13) is close to the ‘Nose of the Bull’ in the constellation of Taurus (The Bull) at the pointed end of V-shaped Hyades.

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