CONJUNCTIONS FEBRUARY

This page provides details of conjunctions between the planets and the moon, it is updated on a monthly basis. We tell you when you can spot these stunning objects close together in the sky! These can be seen in Oldham & Rochdale skies, along with all other areas of the North West & the UK.


Morning of the 8th – Moon & Jupiter

The pair rise in the South East around 2am and travel towards the South, until being lost to the Sun as it rises. Look to the left of the pair after 03.30 and you can also spot Mars.


The closest approach of the pair is on the 7th at 19.47, however they won't be observable.


They are still fairly close on the 7th so well worth a look!


The image shows their location on the 08th at 05.30.

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Image of Jupiter &The Moon

Morning of the 09th – The Moon and Mars

Look South in the dawn hours on the 09th and you will spot The Moon close to Mars in the morning sky. The closest approach is at 05.12am. Look to the right and you can also see Jupiter shining bright!


The image shows their location on the 09th at 05.12.

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Image of The Moon & Mars

Morning of the 11th – The Moon and Saturn

Look South East between 6am and 6.45am on the 11th and you will spot The Moon close to Saturn in the morning sky. The closest approach is at 14.31 however it will be daytime and they will not be observable. Look to the right and you can also see Mars!


The image shows their location on the 11th at 06.30.

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Image of The Moon & Saturn