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Best Stargazing Events of September 2013 (Sky Map Gallery)

Saturn, September 2013

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In September 2013, Saturn is low in the southwestern sky as dusk falls, and sets around 9 p.m. It is located in Libra all month.

Last Quarter Moon, September 2013

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Thu., Sept. 26, 11:55 p.m. EDT. The Last Quarter Moon rises around 11:50 p.m. and sets around 3:00 p.m. It is most easily seen just after sunrise in the southern sky.

Mercury, September 2013

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In September 2013, Mercury is well placed in the evening sky for observers in the southern sky, but very low for northern observers.

Mars, September 2013

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In September 2013, Mars is now a bright object in the morning sky. Mars is in Cancer, passing in front of the Beehive cluster on Sept. 9.

Uranus, September 2013

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In September 2013, Uranus is in Pisces, heading for opposition on October 3. It is visible most of the night.

Neptune, September 2013

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In September 2013, Neptune, just past opposition, is visible in Aquarius all night.

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