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Sky Happenings In February, 2018
February 2, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  Jupiter is almost due south at dawn; it outshines all the stars we ever see at night.   Mars is in the south-southeast at dawn.   It brightens a little each morning as moves away from Jupiter and towards Saturn.    Saturn is in the southeast at dawn this month.     Venus is lost […]

What was the Christmas Star?
December 23, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

This time of year, most planetariums (including ours) are offering shows explaining what the Christmas Star might actually have been.  Of course, to have this conversation we must make two assumptions, each of which many dispute: 1) the star was a true historical event and 2) it has a natural scientific explanation and is not […]

Sky happenings In December 2017
December 3, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  .       Mars is higher in the southeast at dawn than it was last month.  It is in Virgo, leaving Spica and approaching Jupiter in Libra.   Jupiter is low in the southeast at dawn; watch Mars approach it this month.    Saturn is lost in the Sun’s glare and out of […]

Sky Happenings In November 2017
November 7, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  The Summer Triangle now shifts towards the west as the Great Square of Pegasus appears higher, approaching the zenith.  As the autumn ‘intermission’ in between the bright stars of summer and winter continues, Houstonians with a clear southern horizon can try to find a star that few Americans get to see.  Due south and […]



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