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This Week's Sky at a Glance, February 26 – March 6

This Week's Sky at a Glance, February 26 – March 6

Mars is passing the Pleiades. Sirius and Canis Major take over the early-evening meridian from Orion. And low in the dawn, Jupiter closes in on Mercury.

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February: The Hare & Unicorn

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