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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: July 2013
July 1, 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. Saturn is now shining in the south/southwest at dusk. Although not as bright as Venus, it does outshine the stars around it, so you can’t miss it. Mars and Jupiter emerge […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: April 2013
April 2, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Jupiter is now lower in the west at dusk. Face west at dusk and look for the brightest thing there (unless the Moon is also there), as Jupiter outshines all stars we ever see at night. Saturn shifts from morning to evening sky this month. It rises at about 9:45 p.m. on April 1 and […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: September 2012
September 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mars remains an evening object. It is low in the southwest at dusk. Saturn is now in the west-southwest at dusk for one more month. By month’s end, it sets just after twilight ends. Jupiter emerges higher into the morning sky this month. Look for it high in the south at dawn; it outshines all […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: May 2012
May 2, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

May 2012 features three visible planets, visible at convenient evening hours! Venus appears high in the sky each evening for now, outshining everything but the Sun and the Moon.  Look for it in the west at dusk. However, in May 2012 it appears a little closer to the horizon each night — especially after mid-month. […]


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5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
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Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
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