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Saturday, 21 February 2015 06:00

Friday evening, February 20, in the sky can be observed an unusual phenomenon: the growing Moon passed near two brightest planets - Venus and Mars. A thin crescent Moon will enter into Pisces, where he became friends with Mars and Venus at phase 0.06.

Three cosmic body form a triangle width no more than two degrees. Beautiful celestial spectacle can be seen with the naked eye, according to Space.com.

The next day, February 21, Mars and Venus is also getting closer, but it will happen in the daytime. Thus, the best chance to see the unusual sight be presented precisely on Friday, February 20th.

Space.com offers a video explaining the movement of celestial bodies in February, and shows what part of the sky to look for familiar and unfamiliar stars and planets.

Meanwhile, exactly one month later, on March 20, there will be the next total solar eclipse. Its partial phases can be observed in Europe and western Russia, as well as in North Africa.

The maximum phase of the eclipse in Russia will see the inhabitants of Murmansk - 0.87. In Moscow, the maximum phase was 0.57. The eclipse will begin at 09:12 Moscow time to reach the maximum phase at 10:20 and end at 11:26.


НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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