Moon occults Antares

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Early Wednesday morning the Moon will occult Antares……but you’ll only see the Moon cover up the star marking the heart of Scorpius if you happen to be in central South America, the South Atlantic Ocean, or the Eastern Pacific.

But rise early anyway and take a peek at the cozy pair before the Sun comes up Wednesday since it will be a rather close encounter for most of the rest of us in the USA.

Showtime is  13:00 UT..  Translated to local Mountain time in the US is 6 AM.