by Duarte

See Mars and the moon shining close together on May 1
Bruce McClure, earthsky.org

This was Mars near the moon last night (April 30, 2012). Con­trast this chart with the one at the top of this post, to see how the moon has moved since last night. That move­ment is due to the moon’s actu­al motion in orbit around Earth.

Mars wa…

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