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In The Sky

We are indebted to Arthur Black for supplying this information.
Should you wish to communicate with Arthur, please email him at:  arthur.black10@btinternet.com

Below is a list of dates with notable events for the coming weeks in March 2019

  • 3rd Moon near Venus 630am SE
  • 11th Moon near Mars 10pm WNW
  • 12th Moon near star Aldebaran 10pm W
  • 13th Moon near star Aldebaran 10pm W
  • 18th Jupiter in the SSE 630am
  • 18th Venus passes north of Saturn 630am SE
  • 18th Moon near star Regulus 10pm S
  • 19th Jupiter in the SSE 630am 
  • 19th Venus passes north of Saturn 630am SE
  • 20th Equinox - when day becomes longer than night 
  • 22nd Moon near star Spica 10pm SE 
  • 26th Moon near star Antares 6am S 
  • 27th Moon very near Jupiter 4am SSE 
  • 29th Moon very near Saturn 5am SSE 
  • 30th Mars near Pleiades 10pm WNW 
  • 31st British Summer Time begins!


Planets:

Mercury - Beginning of March can be seen low in the west setting around 730pm

Mars - Can be seen in the evening sky in the west setting around 1130pm 

Uranus - Can be seen to the lower right of Mars in Aries in the west and sets around 930pm 

Jupiter - Rises about 2am in Sagittarius in the south 

Venus - appears low in the south east about 4am but will be difficult to view by the end of Eva March 

Neptune - Hidden in the Sun's glare this month

Never look at the Sun with the naked eye or through binoculars or a telescope as doing this will blind you.

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