The Sky This Week – Th August three to Th August 10

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The Full Luna is Tuesday, August 8, together with a partial Lunar eclipse occurs at this time. Mercury climbs higher inwards a higher house Regulus. Jupiter together with the vivid star Spica are nearby inwards the eve sky. Saturn is visible all nighttime inwards the pump of the Galaxy together with is about the Luna on August 3. Venus dominates the morning time heaven below the caput of Taurus the Bull.

The Full Luna is Tuesday, August 8, together with a partial Lunar eclipse occurs inwards the early on morning.

Morning heaven on Tuesday, August 8 looking westward equally seen from Adelaide at 03:51 ACST. Similar views volition last seen elsewhere inwards Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen). Note the darkening of the border of the Moon.

After a pregnant interruption (no umbra eclipses since 2015)lunar eclipses are back, Augusts  Lunar eclipse is a fairly shallow partial eclipse occurring early on inwards the morning.

None the less an obvious chunk volition last seen on the southern border to the Moon. This volition last visible throughout Australia. See here for to a greater extent than details, timings together with observing hints.

Evening heaven on Sabbatum August v looking westward equally seen from Adelaide at 18:34 ACST (60 minutes subsequently sunset). Mercury is high inwards a higher house the western horizon.

Mercury climbs higher inwards the eve twilight sky. It is instantly readily visible inwards a higher house the western horizon one-half an hr subsequently sunset, together with is obvious  xc minutes subsequently sunset. Mercury climbs away from the vivid star Regulus. By the cease of the calendar week Regulus sets good earlier Mercury.

Evening heaven on Sabbatum August v looking north-west equally seen from Adelaide at 19:04 ACST  (90 minutes subsequently sunset). Jupiter is inwards a higher house the horizon betwixt the vivid star Spica together with the relatively vivid star Porrima. The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Jupiter on Sabbatum at this time.

Similar views volition last seen elsewhere inwards Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local fourth dimension (90 minutes subsequently sunset). (click to embiggen).

Jupiter is rising earlier sunset together with is instantly high inwards a higher house the northern-western horizon inwards the early on eve at sum dark. It is inwards betwixt the vivid star Spica, the brightest star inwards the constellation of Virgo, together with the relatively vivid star Porrima. Jupiter is instantly close betwixt Porrima together with Spica.

Opposition, when Jupiter is biggest together with brightest equally seen from Earth, was on Apr the 8th. Jupiter is rising earlier the Sun sets together with is visible until but earlier midnight. Jupiter is a expert telescopic target from astronomical twilight on, together with the trip the lite fantastic of its Moons is visible fifty-fifty inwards binoculars. The next Jupiter events are inwards AEST.

Thu    3    Aug    18:36    Io : Shadow Transit Ends
Thu    3    Aug    19:31    GRS: Crosses Central Meridian
Thu    3    Aug    19:45    Eur: Disappears into Occultation
Sat    5    Aug    19:30    Eur: Shadow Transit Ends
Sat    5    Aug    21:10    GRS: Crosses Central Meridian
Mon    7    Aug    19:29    Gan: Transit Begins               T
Mon    7    Aug    22:03    Gan: Transit Ends
Tue    8    Aug    18:40    GRS: Crosses Central Meridian
Wed    9    Aug    20:03    Io : Disappears into Occultation
Thu    10    Aug    18:20    Io : Shadow Transit Begins        ST
Thu    10    Aug    19:26    Io : Transit Ends                 S
Thu    10    Aug    20:20    GRS: Crosses Central Meridian
Thu    10    Aug    20:31    Io : Shadow Transit Ends
Thu    10    Aug    22:27    Eur: Disappears into Occultation

 

Evening heaven on Th August three looking due north equally seen from Adelaide at 20:50 ACST, when Saturn is at its highest. Saturn is close overhead high inwards a higher house the northern horizon. The Luna is but below Saturn.

The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Saturn at this time. Similar views volition last seen elsewhere inwards Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen).

Saturn was  at opposition on the 15th, when it was biggest together with brightest inwards the heaven equally seen from earth. Saturn is visible all nighttime long. Saturn is a expert telescopic target from nine pm on. It is poised inwards a higher house the black rifts inwards the Milky Way and is inwards a expert surface area for binocular hunting. It continues to climb into the eve skies equally the calendar week progresses.  Saturn’s rings are visible fifty-fifty inwards pocket-sized telescopes together with are ever expert to view.

The constellation of Scorpio is a expert lead to locating Saturn. The distinctive curlicue of Scorpio is tardily to encounter inwards a higher house the north-eastern to northern horizon, locate the vivid cerise star, Antares, together with the await below that towards the horizon, the side past times side vivid object is Saturn.

Morning heaven on Sabbatum August v looking eastward equally seen from Adelaide at 6:10 ACST (60 minutes earlier sunrise). Venus is dazzling below the vivid star Aldebaran together with forms a triangle amongst Aldebaran together with Betelguese. The inset shows the telescopic sentiment of Venus at this time.

Similar views volition last seen throughout Commonwealth of Australia at the equivalent local fourth dimension (that is lx minutes earlier sunrise, click to embiggen).

Venus  is lowering inwards the morning time heaven together with is visible inwards telescopes equally a “Gibbous Moon”. At the starting fourth dimension of the Week Venus forms a triangle amongst Aldebaran together with Beteguese.

 Mars is lost inwards the twilight.

Printable PDF maps of the Eastern heaven at 10 pm AEST, Western heaven at 10 pm AEST. For farther details together with to a greater extent than information on what’s upwardly inwards the sky, see Southern Skywatch.

Cloud embrace predictions tin flaming last establish at SkippySky.

Here is the near-real fourth dimension satellite sentiment of the clouds (day together with night) http://satview.bom.gov.au/
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