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Is the Southern Cross Visible from Panama in Late October 2018?

26 Aug 2018, 11:05 UTC
Is the Southern Cross Visible from Panama in Late October 2018?
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Question: We will be visiting Panama at the end of October. Will we be able to see the Southern Cross at that time of the year and at the latitude? Thank you. — Ron
Answer: The Southern Cross is in the constellation Crux, which is, unfortunately, above the horizon in the day time during late October 2018. You may be able to just catch it on the SSE horizon near sunrise, but I think it will be hard to see.
Jeff Mangum

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