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This Week's Sky at a Glance, October 30 – November 7

This Week's Sky at a Glance, October 30 – November 7

Full Moon and Mars for Halloween: The Moon rises in the east about a half hour after sunset on Saturday the 31st, depending on your location. That bright orange dot off to its upper right is Mars.

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October 2020: Mars is the Star!

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