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Where to Look Tonight

This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 3 – 11

April 3 – 11

This Week's Sky at a Glance

Venus shines in the edge of the Pleiades, as shown above. How soon before the end of twilight can you first begin to see the little cluster?

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April 2020: Planets Aplenty

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This month's Sky Tour astronomy podcast highlights how Venus flirts with the Pleiades star cluster after sunset, then leads you to views of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars together in the predawn sky.

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Issue Highlights

  • Rugged Worlds

    Camille Carlisle

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    Ted Forte

  • Changing of the Guard

    Richard S. Wright, Jr.