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PostPosted: January 6th, 2018, 1:49 pm 
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11 January, 3:54am to 5:24am CST
Moon-Mars-Jupiter


The three will be rising together in the east, in the constellation Libra. The 24.5 day-old Moon will have Jupiter to its right and Mars to its lower right. At 3:54am Mars will be fifteen degrees up, and thirty degrees up at 5:24am.
Here are the separations...
Moon and Mars, fewer than four-and-one-quarter degree the whole time
Moon and Jupiter, fewer than four-and-one-quarter degrees the whole time
Mars and Jupiter, fewer than two-and-one-quarter degrees the whole time
The Moon will be a waning crescent.

As a bonus, according to Starry Night Pro Plus Io will be transiting at this time! The other three Galilean moons will be congregating on one side of Jupiter.


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PostPosted: January 20th, 2018, 7:27 pm 
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20 January 2018, 7:55pm to 8:29pm CST
Moon-Neptune


The two will be setting together in the west, in the constellation Aquarius. The 3.6-day-old Moon will have Neptune to its lower right, the pair remaining fewer than three degrees apart the whole time. At 7:55pm Neptune will be twenty-two degrees up, and fifteen degrees up at 8:29pm.


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