Here’s a chance to see a very old Moon

See an old Moon
Looking Southeast on the morning of December 27,2016.

On the morning of December 27, 2016, you’ll have the opportunity to view an old moon. The Moon rises in East-Southeast around 5:38 AM EST and is just 2.7% illuminated which means a very thin crescent will be visible. Best viewing time should be around 6:15 AM EST just as dawn breaks. Also, if you have a low enough horizon, look for Saturn 5 degrees below and slightly East of the Moon. By 7:20 AM the Sun rises above the horizon and the whole scene is awash in daylight.

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