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Sunday, April 18

5 planets at once

And finally...


Over the last few days you'll have probably seen (whether you were aware of it or not) 5 planets in the same evening sky.
Saturn in the south, Mars high in the south-west, Venus in the west, Mercury just to the right and below Venus and of course the Earth (you're standing on it!)

We were also treated to a lovely young crescent moon on the 14th and 15th of April.

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