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The Moon is near Pollux at 13:00 UT, 22nd September.



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Last Quarter Moon (declination: 22.59°) at 13:38.6 UT, 20th September.

This is the second most northerly last quarter moon for the next 10 years, the most northerly of the year, and the 3rd most northerly of the decade. The next more northernly last quarter moon is on the 10th October, 2020.



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The official end of summer, and the beginning of autumn, will occur on Friday at 5:06 p.m. when the sun passes halfway between its summer high point and winter low point in the sky.
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The Moon is near Aldebaran at 04:00 UT, on the 19th September, 2011



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The Moon is near the Pleiades at 06:00 UT, on the 18th September, 2011.



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Asteroid (1) Ceres is at Opposition (7.6 Magnitude) on the 17th September, 2011.



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Pluto is stationary on the 16th September.



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The Moon is near Jupiter at 17:00 UT, 16th September.



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Lunar Apogee (apparent diameter: 29'54.0") at 6:12.5 UT, 15th September.



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Mars forms a straight line with the stars, Pollux and Castor, on the 15th



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