Catch the close pairing of the Moon and Venus

Bandar Seri Begawan – There will be a close pairing of the moon and the planet Venus, a perfect chance to all stargazers to enjoy witnessing an astronomical event with family and friends this Hari Raya.

Close Pairing of Moon and Venus on August 09 and 10, 2013
Close Pairing of Moon and Venus on August 09 and 10, 2013

Gaze the western horizon on these daysΒ August 9 and 10, 2013, just after sunset, at around 6:35 pm and you will be greeted with a beautiful sight:Β the crescent moon beside a very bright star-like object, the planet Venus. The event will be visible to the naked eye and does not require any special equipment. Clear sky and Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

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