Moon Occults Pleiades April 8th

The Moon will partially obscure the Pleiades during the early evening of April 8. The event starts between 8:30 CDT and lasts about 2 hours depending on your definition of “Pleiades”. It looks like only one of the Seven Sisters will be occulted but several minor members will be obscured by the Moon. If you have a webcam or video camera, this might be a good opportunity to capture some occultation footage. In the image below, the lower Moon is at 8:30 and the higher reflects where it will be 2 hours later.
Moon Occults Pleiades!

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