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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: June 2012
June 4, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Mars remains an evening object this month. Face south at dusk and look for a reddish star to the left of Regulus in Leo. However, Mars continues to fade a little bit each night as Earth pulls away from it. This summer, you can watch Mars quickly approach Saturn, which it will pass on August […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of Venus in transit June 5
June 1, 2012 · 8 Comments

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 5, people. The Houston Museum of Natural Science invites the public to observe a rare and special event on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 5. On that date, the planet Venus will transit the Sun, appearing as a black dot against the Sun’s disk. Weather permitting, the Museum will […]

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