Southern moon

Planet Gazing

A fun night recently. I finally have recognized Saturn in the skies. It was so high in the sky sitting just to the right of the moon. (how I would love to have peeked through a proper telescope with this clear view)

Leaving the mall the night before, there was a perfect unobstructed view of the moon with Venus and Jupiter below it. By the time I got to our home, only the moon was visible.

On this night, Venus and Jupiter were a little farther away from the moon and the view from our street had lots of wires, but Anne and I headed out onto the street to take the spectacle in – including easily recognizing Saturn in it’s unique occurrence.

The moon and three planets were visible in the sky about half an hour before it got dark. It was nice having my SkyView app to more easily identify everything.

MOON WITH SATURN TO THE RIGHT
VIEW OF MOON WITH THREE PLANTS ON TOP OF VOLCANO
SCREEN CAPTURE OF SKYVIEW APP
SLIVER OF MOON

This pic was the best I could retrieve of the small dot Saturn – but the oblong diagonal angle the the rings are kind of visible – especially compared to the round shapes of the other planets

CLOSEUP OF SATURN

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.space.com/amp/saturn-moon-conjunction-black-friday-2019.html

https://www.space.com/thanksgiving-night-sky.html?_gl=1*4akym1*_ga*YW1wLUxNcHVHbHg0OTZFQjFyaDd6VHV2ZVNvWlM5cnROVXlNanJtbkc5cGRlVlVjZ19ydlo0Q2lsemEtel94YTFSMEM