Crescent New Moon March 19th with Venus

Monday 19th Mar 201819:00

The sharp eyed and those with binoculars might pick out the 2-day-old Moon on the evening of March 19th about 1900 hrs UT.  At the same time, Venus is to the lower right nearer to the horizon.  Some details for latitude 51.5 are:

UT             Moon Alt/Az,     Venus Alt/Az        Mercury Alt/Az
1900         13@261              6 @270                 8 @273

1930          8 @267              2 @276                 4 @279  

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