Star calendar for February 2016

Star calendar 1–29 February 2016

1 Feb     Low in the south before dawn, the moon and Mars are separated by 1 finger-width.

2 Feb     This morning the moon lies between Mars, 1½ fist-widths to the right, and Saturn, about the same distance to the lower left. Antares is 3 or 4 finger-widths to Saturn’s lower right.

3 Feb     Saturn is 2 finger-widths below the moon.

6 Feb     Mercury is 1 finger-width below the moon. Venus is a little more than 2 finger-widths to the moon’s right.

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