Published: Aug. 24, 2023

Graphic from Stellarium showing the orange star Antares going behind the dark limb of the waxing gibbous MoonSet up your telescope tonight and watch the Moon occult Antares, the heart of Scorpius.

Shortly after 8pm MDT the waxing gibbous Moon will cover the brilliant orange star. Antares will pop back in view about 9:10pm.

Check out the International Occultation Timing Association for more info on this event.

Graphic credit: SkySafari app