Moon Near Antares

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   Tuesday evening 5 August the 10-day old waxing gibbous Moon rises within about 7-8o from the reddish star Antares in Scorpius the Scorpion. Both will just about fit within the field of view of 7×50 binoculars.

   
   
   
   
   
   
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Caution: Objects viewed with an optical aid are further than they appear.
   Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information for this month.

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