See Saturn Shine Near the Moon Tuesday: Where to Look

May 12, 2014 10:01 PM

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See Saturn Shine Near the Moon Tuesday: Where to Look

This sky map shows the location of Saturn and the moon at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, as seen from mid-northern latitudes. The locations of planet Mars and Ceres, the largest asteroid in the asteroid belt, are also shown.

On Tuesday evening (May 13), as the moon, just one night from full phase rises in the east-southeast sky it will be accompanied by a very bright yellowish-white "star" shining off to its lower left. That "star" will be the planet Saturn.

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