30 Apr 2016

Upcoming: Aldebaran & Mercury Lunar occultations

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Ashampoo_Snap_2016.04.30_12h32m02s_005_ALDEBARAN (Alpha Tauri) will be occulted by the slender crescent Moon on 8 May beginning at 08h 42m UT. The event is visible from N. & NE Africa, Southern Europe, the Middle East, Russia, China, and Japan.

The next planetary occultation will be on 3 June when Mercury will pass behind the slender crescent Moon at 09h 47m UT. This event is only visible in the southern hemisphere from parts of Antarctica, S. Africa, and Madagascar.

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