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Mars Amongst the Clusters of the Teapot

Evening sky on Thursday October 6 looking west as seen from Adelaide at 21:00 ACDST. Venus, Mars, Saturn, Antares and the Moon form a stunning trail in the sky. Mars is close to Kaus Boralis and is beginning its trek through the clusters in the lid of the celestial teapot. Similar views will be seen throughout Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen). A simulated binocular view of Mars near Kaus Borealis (the Lid of the Celestial Teapot) showing the globular clusters M28 and M22.
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