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Modified 1-Mar-13
Created 1-Mar-13
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On March 1st 2013 the waning gibbous Moon occulted the bright star Spica for observers in South America. Some thin clouds created a beautiful corona around the Moon before the occultation. As the occultation progressed half a star was visible occulted by the Moon limb.
Before the OccultationSpica in the CoronaHalf a Spica!Occultation SequenceMoon Corona and Spica NearbyAbout to be Occulted