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A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

Tonight step outside after 9:30 pm and look at the night sky in southeast direction. The magnificient ringed planet can be easily spotted next to the moon.


A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

New Delhi: Tonight step outside after 9:30 pm and look at the night sky in southeast direction. The magnificient ringed planet can be easily spotted next to the moon.

Apart from Jupiter you will also see bright reddish star Antares and Mars to the right of Moon in the southern sky, according to Space.com.

Being the most beautiful sight of the night, Saturn's encounter with moon will be a magical moment for the skygazers.

The encounter will be easily visible with naked eye where you will see Saturn as a bright yellowish-bright star shinning with a steady glow.

Around midnight, Saturn and the moon will reach their peak in south and can be seen together untill 3am, when they began to set in the southwest sky.

This year on June 3rd Saturn was at its closest distance to the Earth.

From Zee News

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