The Moon passes the planet Uranus today as seen from Australian skies. That’s not so unusual, but this time observers in the icy north – Greenland and Iceland – will see the Moon occult, or cover, the ice giant Uranus.
The ice giant Uranus as seen by the Keck telescope. Lawrence Sromovsky (Univ. Wisconsin-Madison), Keck Observatory and APOD18NOV2004.