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Moonrise in the constellation Aries at 2:56.1 BST



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Astro lovers will find a perfect way to bid adieu to the month as a celestial bonanza awaits them on Monday morning when four planets and the crescent moon appear in the pre-dawn sky.
Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter are all aligned and will appear close together tomorrow morning, R C Kapoor, former Professor at Indian Institute of Astrophysics said.

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The Moon is close to Jupiter, Separation=6.0°, on the 29th May.



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Lunar Apogee is at 11:02.1 BST, 27th May.



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Last Quarter Moon is at 19:52.2 BST, 24th May.

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Venus is close to Mars, 59.6' separated, at 10:25 BST, 23rd May.



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Saturn transits at 21:51.8, 22nd May.
The magnitude 0.7 planet is only half a degree from Porrima (Gamma Virginis).



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Venus is 1°03' south of Mars at 15:13 UT, 22nd May, 2011.



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Mercury will pass 2 degrees from Mars

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The Sun enters the zodiac sign Gemini at 10:21 BST, 21st May.



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