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March 2018 – Exciting Astronomy

Hey Astrophiles,

March is another awesome month for astronomy……lets just hope this cloudy weather goes away so we can see it!
Blue Moon !  Equinox !  Hubble Space Telescope sightings !  Venus and Mercury  !  and more.
 
Tonight March 1 is Full Moon…..the first of 2 happening this month…..which means March 31 is another (amateur astronomer) Blue Moon!  Yippeeee.
 
Also, watch for Venus low in the West after sunset……Mercury, the trickster, will be dancing by Venus the night of March 5.
I’m looking to have a stargazing party on Saturday March 17……on the New Moon……details to follow.
 
Spring Equinox is March 20.  See you soon.   Becky – Maui Astronomy Club
 
 
MARCH 2018 ASTRONOMY HIGHLIGHTS

March 1 – Full Moon

March 5 – Venus and Mercury kiss low in west after sunset

March 7 – Hubble in W at 7:53pm

March 8 – Hubble in W at 7:43pm

March 9 – 3rd Quarter Moon / Hubble in W at 7:33pm

March 10 – Hubble in W at 7:23pm

March 11 – Hubble in W at 7:13pm

March 12 – Hubble in W at 7:03pm

March 17 – New Moon

March 20 – Spring Equinox

March 31 – Blue Moon – 2nd Full Moon in March

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