The last quadrature moon is associated with Aldebaran throughout the night in a wonderful view that can be seen with the naked eye


It is observed in the sky of Egypt and the Arab world at midnight, the last quarter moon falling in front of the Taurus star group in conjunction with the star of Aldebaran in the eastern horizon, which is an ideal opportunity for photography. (Seven Sisters) which looks like a foggy smudge, but due to moonlight and city lighting there is a need to use binoculars to see this cluster.

It is known that the star “Polaris” or “Capricorn” is the star that represents the Arctic star at this time, but few know that the star of Aldebaran, the brightest star in a group of Taurus stars, was the North Pole star about 450,000 years ago, in addition to that the star of Aldebaran is much brighter than a star. The current north, in addition to that, the star of Aldebaran appears very close to the bright, narrow star that appears to the far left of the dome of the sky, and in the very distant past these two stars were working as a double polar star in the year 447890 BC, but the situation changed with the passage of time due to the cycle Its duration is 26,000 years.

Here we wonder how it is possible that Aldebaran and Alaik were close to each other in the dome of the sky in the distant past? They are not close to each other now, are the stars not fixed relative to each other?

The answer is (yes) within the scope of human life, the stars are fixed, but the stars are actually moving in space in an orbit around the center of Hungary, so our solar system, galaxy, universe and everything is in constant motion, so the view of the sky was different hundreds of thousands of years ago than it is now.

So when we spot the moon near Aldebaran we will go back in time to 450,000 years in the past when Aldebaran and Al Eiq were the double Arctic star.

On the other hand, the last quadrature period, where the half of the moon and the other half appears dark, is the ideal time to observe the topography of the surface of the moon with binoculars or a small telescope, because the mountains, craters, etc. are very clear, especially along the line that separates the light side from the dark side due to the overlap of light and shadows. What gives a three-dimensional view.

The moon will reach its last square position on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 12:25 pm Saudi time (09:25 GMT), thus cutting three quarters of its orbit around the Earth during the month.

During the next few days, the distance between the moon and the sun in the dome of the sky will shrink until the moon becomes in the crescent phase at the end of the month and observes shortly before sunrise in preparation for its fall in the conjunction of the month of Safar 1442.


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