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Moon and Mars

Friday 9th February 2018 from 4am onwards Close approach of the Moon and Mars.

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Thursday 8th February 2018 The star re-appeared behind the Moon at 04:16am this morning.

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Moon, Jupiter & Mars

Wednesday 7th – Saturday 11th February 2018 Moon passes Jupiter and Mars.

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Ceres

Saturday 3rd February 2018 Ceres is at opposition.

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Conjunction Moon and Regulus

Thursday 1st February 2018 @ 19:00 / 7pm Conjunction of Moon and Regulus tonight.

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Bluemoon

Bluemoon lights up at Campbell Park, Milton Keynes on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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Supermoon tonight

Wednesday 31st January 2018 – all night Supermoon rises at 4.55pm, it’s the rare moment when a second full moon appears during one calendar month, although its traditional meaning is slightly different, occasionally this means that a full moon can … Continue reading

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Earthshine tonight

Saturday 20th January 2018 – Evening Sky Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waxing crescent Moon.

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Jupiter’s moon – Callisto

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

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Moon at apogee

Monday 15th January 2018 @ 02:10am Moon at apogee – the farthest moon of this year 2018.

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