https://ballaratobservatory.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Emu.jpg 1003 1502 Judith B http://ballaratobservatory.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/logobalobs_vertical_black_500px-300x180.png Judith B2021-07-01 08:41:012021-07-01 09:04:40What’s in the Sky in July
Image: Looking towards the centre of our Milky Way Galaxy. Credit: Mark Justice
At this time of the Year the spectacular heart of our Milky Way Galaxy is rising in the East.
- 1st Saturn is rising at 7.45pm AEST and is at a distance 1358.8 million km, magnitude +0.4.
- 6th Moon at Apogee, furthest from Earth for the month 00:46hrs AEST, 405, 340.1km.
- 21st Moon at Perigee, closest to Earth for the month, 20:27hrs, 364,517.9km.
- 31st Saturn is rising at 5:37pm AEST and is at Opposition on Monday August 2nd at 3:57:12pm AEST, closest approach to Earth, magnitude +0.2, distance 1336.8 million km..
- More coming soon…..