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USPS Star Calendar for 12 to 18 September 5 September 2010

Posted by amedalen in September 2010.
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13 Sep
is 1 finger-width to the moon’s left low in the south tonight. Try to spot magnitude 3.1 sigma Scorpii one-half degree to the moon’s lower left and magnitude 4.8 omicron Scorpii above the moon. Use binoculars.

14 Sep
The moon is above the tail of Scorpius this evening.

15 Sep
The moon is to the upper right of the dome of the Teapot constellation, Sagittarius. First-quarter moon at 0550 UT

16 Sep
is to the lower right of the moon.

17 Sep
The moon is low in the south early this evening. Look 3 fist-widths above or to the upper right for magnitude 0.9 Altair in the constellation Aquila, the Eagle. Sagittarius is to the lower right.