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Saturn visible near moon this week

Published: Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 5:36 AM
By: Breaking News Staff, Kirstie Zontini

Another planet will shine bright near the moon this week. 

Saturn will be visible after sunset in the southwestern sky. Wait until sunset, but before the moon sets to find the waxing crescent moon close to a shining bright Saturn.

>> WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

On Monday, the moon will be to the bottom right of Saturn, and on Tuesday, they will be right next to each other. By Wednesday, the moon will be to the top left of Saturn. 

The moon will set on Monday at 10:58 p.m., at 11:39 p.m. Tuesday and at 12:24 a.m. Wednesday night/Thursday morning.

>> SkyWitness7

Remember Saturn is a planet so it will shine steady and bright, not twinkling like a star.