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Jan
26
Wed
A Lunar occultation
Jan 26 @ 5:15 am – 6:45 am

During the early hours of Wednesday the 26th of January

a 42% lit waning crescent Moon will occult (pass in front of)

the double star Zubenelgenubi

 this occultation will start at approx 05.10 hrs until approx 06.50 hrs

if you plan to observe/image this event remember to dress for the conditions

Jan
29
Sat
Mars the Moon & Venus
Jan 29 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am

From Approx 07.00 to 07.45hrs on the morning of Saturday the 29th of January

the planet Mars will be 5.3° to the left of an 11% lit waning crescent Moon

the planet Venus will be above and to the left of both Mars and the Moon

this event will be in the SSE part of the early morning sky

If you plan to observe/image this event remember to dress for the conditions