JAKARTA– Astronomical phenomena returned to Earth in the third week of July 2021. There were at least 4 astronomical phenomena that occurred on July 19-25.
Anything astronomical phenomenon that happened? Launching the Instagram page of the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), the following is the review:
1. Moon-Antares conjunction
The peak of the Moon-Antares conjunction will occur on July 20, 2021 at 19.06 WIB. This phenomenon can be witnessed since 18.10 WIB from the east-southeast direction. Then it will set in the west-southwest direction at 02.30 WIB.
2. Perige Moon
Lunar perigee occurs every 27 1/3 days on average with varying intervals of two adjacent lunar periges. The Moon Perige in July 2021 will occur on July 21 at 17:34 WIB with a distance of 364,546 km from the earth, 90.4% illumination and around the constellation Ofiukus.
Perige This month can be seen since 15.00 WIB from the east-southeast and sets the next day in the west-southwest at around 04.00 WIB.