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.