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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: October’s “intermission” in the sky & Astronomy Day
October 2, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

The night sky in October is full of comings … and goings. Venus remains in the west at dusk. It outshines everything but the Sun and Moon, so you can begin observing it during deep twilight. Saturn leaves the evening sky this month. For the first few days of October, you can look for it […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: September 2013
September 4, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Venus remains in the west at dusk. It outshines everything but the Sun and Moon, so you can begin observing it during deep twilight. On September 18, Venus passes Saturn (they are just over three degrees apart). Saturn is now shining in the south/southwest at dusk. Although not as bright as Venus, it does outshine […]

Go Stargazing! December Edition
December 7, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Jupiter is well placed for observing on December evenings. Face east at dusk and look for the brightest thing there—that’ll be Jupiter. Venus has fully emerged from the Sun’s glare. photo credit: scyllarides Look for it low in the southwest at dusk. (Venus is slightly higher in the evening sky each night this month). We […]

Go Stargazing! December Edition
December 1, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Jupiter dominates this month’s evening skies.  It outshines all stars in the sky, so it’s easy to find.  Face south at dusk and look for the brightest thing there. Mercury has emerged into the evening sky, and is visible at the beginning of this month.  Look low in the southwest at dusk, right over the […]



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