Sky Watching January

Sky Watching

January, 2013

     Mercury will be too close to the sun for observation this month.
          Venus is now low in the southeast at sunrise, heading towards superior conjunction with the sun on March 28.
          Mars has faded into the west moving behind the sun. It moves from Capricornus into Aquarius on January 29.
          Jupiter remains in Taurus, close to Aldebaran and the Hyades. It is high in the eastern sky at sunset and sets in the northwest around 3 a.m.
         Saturn is spends the month in western Libra. It rises in the east at around 1 a.m., and is visible the rest of the night.
         Uranus is visible in Pisces in the early evening and sets around 10 p.m.
         Neptune is in Aquarius all month, becoming lost in the twilight close to the sun.

Posted by antony herald | at 21:52


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