The Perigee-Syzygy by David July Archived Article (2001–2014) Sunday, 06 May 2012, 0247 ET Photo Credit: David July "The Perigee-Syzygy" https://mtsutro.org?p=1017 One Comment John 2012-05-12 0803 Great shot. Had a great viewing experience here ... besides the moon, there were some bright stars visible. The southern cross and some bright stars to the left of that. Not only did they appear to twinkle wildly, they also had colors of red, green, blue and yellow. This was right at 10:35 PM local time. Comments Closed Article comments are disabled after ninety days. Alternatively, you can send feedback via email.