Moon Meets Morning Star Image Credit & Copyright: Kwon, O Chul (TWAN) Rising in the dark hours before dawn, wandering Venus now shines as the brilliant morning star. Its close conjunction with the Moon on August 13 was appreciated around planet Earth. But skygazers in eastern Asia were also treated to a lunar occultation, the waning crescent Moon passing directly in front of the bright planet in still dark skies.
apod.nasa.gov/... In, Through, and Beyond Saturn's Rings Image Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA A 4th moon is visible on the abv image if u lk hard enough. 1st & farthest in the bkgrnd-is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn... The next most obvious moon is bright Dione, visible in the foreground... On the far right, just outside the rings, is Pandora, a moon only 80-km across... If u look closely in the Encke Gap you'll find a speck that is actually Pan.