Mars Meets the King of the Beasts

Mars and Regulus are already close. This photo was taken this morning (Sept. 21) about an hour 10 minutes before sunrise. Credit: Bob King

Mars and Regulus are already close. This photo was taken this morning (Sept. 21) about an hour 10 minutes before sunrise. Credit: Bob King

I was up before dawn today hoping to find the returning comet 205P/Giacobini and a faint new supernova in the galaxy IC 1776 in Pisces. I was fortunate to see them both. But the morning held a pleasant surprise I hadn’t anticipated. (…)
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