28th February 2023 @ 12:00 am – 2:30 am

From approx 00.00 hrs – 02.30 hrs

on Tuesday the 28th of February above the W – NW horizon

the planet Mars will be approx 2° above & to the left of a 56% illuminated waxing gibbous Moon

as the pair start to set below the horizon from 02.30 they will eventually be 1.1° apart

at approx 05.00 Hrs when Mars will be below & to the right of the Moon

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