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This Week’s Sky at a Glance, February 21 – 29

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, February 21 – 29

Venus is the big bright "Evening Star" shining in the west during and after dusk. To its right or lower right as the stars come out is the Great Square of Pegasus, sinking down on one corner.

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February 2020: Five Planets & More!

February 2020: Five Planets & More!

If you drag yourself outside before dawn and then wait until after sunset, you can spot all five of the naked-eye planets. And the Winter Hexagon glides high in the evening sky.

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  • The Universe Through Hubble’s Eye

    Vanessa Thomas

  • Quicksilver Astronomy

    Govert Schilling

  • A Curious Straight Ray

    Howard Banich

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    Fred Schaaf