September Highlights
Tue 2nd - First official day of Ramadan (new moon actually sighted on Sunday, August 31st by CARINA Director Isa Mohammed)

Wed 3rd - Mercury at aphelion

Thursday 4th - Saturn at conjunction with sun - now a morning object

Sunday 7th - Mercury 2.5° SW of Mars

Sunday 7th - Moon at First Quarter

Wed 10th - Mercury, Venus and Mars within a 3.6° circle overhead in the west just after sunset

Sat 13th - Uranus at opposition - challenging, but the best time for telescope owners to see it.

Mon 15th - Full Moon

Mon 22nd - Moon at Last Quarter

Wed 24th - Mercury begins retrograde motion to the West

Sun 28th - Delta Aurigid meteors

Sun 29th - New Moon
 
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