||Mercury at inferior conjunction
||Mars and Saturn 1.3o apart. Look low in the SSE an hour before sunrise
||Mars, Saturn and a waning gibbous Moon are clustered together this morning
||Last Quarter Moon at 3:18am EDT
||New Moon at 9:57pm EDT
||Venus pairs up with a thin waxing crescent Moon, low in the WNW after sunset.
||Lyrid Meteors reach peak activity (~20/hr) this morning.
First Quarter Moon at 5:46pm EDT.
||Mercury at Greatest Western (Morning) Elongation
Full (Pink) Moon at 8:58pm EDT
is practically invisible this month, even at Greatest Western (Morning)
Elongation on the 29th, hen it barely peeks above the Eastern horizon before
continues its slow climb above the WNW horizon after sunset. Nice pair-up with a
thin waxing crescent Moon after sunset on the 17th.
appears in the Southern morning sky with Saturn. Both currently reside in
Sagittarius and rise after midnight.
rises around 10:30pm EDT on April 1st; 2 hours earlier at month’s end. The big
planet dominates the SW predawn sky.