Watch the moon meet up with Saturn in the night sky March 19

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

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

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