Watch the moon beat the beehive cluster on Wednesday (September 21)

In the early morning of Wednesday (September 21), the moon passes through the Beehive Cluster, a group of stars also known as Messier 44 (M44) in the constellation Cancer.

waning crescent the moon You’ll be about three degrees from the Beehive Cluster, which itself is about three moons wide. (You fist at your arm’s length is about ten degrees in the sky.)