Moon and Saturn Friday morning

The March 29 occultation of Saturn by the moon was visible from eastern Brazil, southern Africa, Madagascar, the southern tip of India, and Sri Lanka.

Telescopic view of moon and Saturn, with Saturn right next to the moon.

View larger – camera details – at EarthSky Community Photos. | Grant Petersen in Johannesburg, South Africa, caught the occultation of the planet Saturn by the moon on the morning of March 29, 2019. Thank you, Grant!

Deborah Byrd