The Moon & Venus

When:
15/08/2020 @ 1:40 am – 4:40 am Europe/London Timezone
2020-08-15T01:40:00+01:00
2020-08-15T04:40:00+01:00

Venus can be seen close to the Moon on the morning of the 15th! The pair will become visible from around 01:40 in the North East, they can be seen until dawn breaks when they are lost to daylight in the East. The closest approach is at 13:44 on the 15th however the pair won’t be visible. You can see the pair on the morning of the 14th too.

The image shows their location at 03:30 on the 15th

(image is from Stellarium, a fantastic piece of free software)

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