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This Week's Sky at a Glance, September 18 – 26

This Week's Sky at a Glance, September 18 – 26

Jupiter and Saturn continue shining nearly level in the south at dusk. Meanwhile, the stars show the changing of the seasons: Just after nightfall, Cassiopeia has climbed higher in the northeast than the Big Dipper has sunk in the northwest.

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