Moon – Mars Conjunction, 7 June 2014

The Moon and Mars will make a close approach, passing within 1°32′ of each other.

The pair will visible in the west in the evening sky. At the moment of closest approach, the Moon will be at mag -12.2, and Mars at mag -0.8, both in the constellation Virgo (tropical zodiac: Libra, sidereal zodiac: Virgo).

At a declination of -04°13′ , they will be visible across much of the world; it will be possible to see them at latitudes between 65°N and 74°S. In Washington, D. C., the pair will set 6 hours and 6 minutes after the Sun.

The exact ecliptical conjunction:

Moon Mars Conjunction 7 June 2014This chart was created using ISE synoptical astrology software


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