CONJUNCTIONS APRIL

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.


Evening of the 3rd – Moon & Jupiter

The pair rise in the South East around 23:15 and travel towards the South, they can be seen all morning, until being lost to the in the South West as the Sun rises.


The closest approach of the pair is at 15:14 on the 3rd but they won't be visible.


The image shows their location on the 3rd at 23.45.

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Image of Jupiter &The Moon

Morning of the 07th – The Moon, Mars and Saturn

Look South East from 3:45am on the 07th and you will spot The Moon close to Saturn and Mars in the morning sky. They can be seen until the sunrises and they are lost to daylight in the southern sky.


Look over the the south west and you can also spot Jupiter!


The image shows their location on the 07th at 05.30.

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Image of The Moon & Mars

Evening of the 17th – The Moon and Venus

Look West as the sun sets and you will see the Moon close to Venus. The closest approach is at 20.29. They can only be seen for an hour before they set so be quick!


The image shows their location on the 11th at 20.40.

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Image of The Moon & Saturn

Evening of the 30th – The Moon and Jupiter

Look South East, the pair rise around 21:30 and can be seen until they are lost to the sun the following morning in the South West. The closest approach is at 18.16 but the pair will be below the horizon.


The image shows their location on the 30th at 22.30.

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Image of The Moon & Saturn