Watch the moon meet Saturn in the night sky on March 19

The moon meets Saturn on Sunday (March 19) with the two celestial bodies sharing the same right ascension, an arrangement called conjunction.

The thin sliver of the moon, which will be in its waning crescent phase, will pass south of Saturn at 3°35′ according to In the sky. (opens in a new tab) The moon and the gas giant, which is the second largest planet in the solar system, will be in the constellation Aquarius during the conjunction.

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