Sky Guide September 2017

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What to look out, and up, for in September.What to look out, and up, for in September.

Ralph, Paul & Jeni pick their highlights for this month’s skies; starting with the solar system objects on offer to observers and imagers:

  • Saturn and its ring system in the evening
  • Mercury at greatest western elongation in 12th September
  • Neptune at opposition on 5th September in Aquarius.

Next up, we take a deep sky pick from our list of favourites for this time of year:

  • Ralph – The Saturn Nebula in Aquarius
  • Jeni – The Andromeda Galaxy and its satellites
  • Paul – NCG 7479 barred spiral Seyfert galaxy

And we finish this sky guide with September’s moon phases.

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