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This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | June 15th, 2007

In the fading glow of sunset, Saturn is closing in on bright Venus, while for several evenings, the waxing crescent Moon marches by. On the other side of the sky, Jupiter is getting ever higher in the southeast.

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This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | June 8th, 2007

Bright Venus in the western twilight is closing on in Saturn. Regulus makes it a three-point lineup. And late in the week, the waxing crescent Moon starts to march up toward them.

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This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | June 1st, 2007

Bright Venus is sinking down a little in twilight, still near Castor and Pollux. Look for Mercury far to its lower right. Saturn shines high to Venus's upper left. And on the other side of the sky, Jupiter is at opposition.

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This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | May 18th, 2007

Venus dazzles in the west at dusk. Saturn shines higher to Venus's upper left, closing in on it week by week. And as evening grows late, watch for turbulent Jupiter rising in the southeast.

Looking east at dawn

This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | May 11th, 2007

Venus, shining high in the western twilight this spring, has a spectacular meetup with the crescent Moon on May 19th. Also check in on Saturn, even higher after dark. Jupiter glares in the south during the early-morning hours.

This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | May 4th, 2007

Watch Venus pass a star cluster in the feet of Gemini. Check in on Saturn even higher after dark. And if it's May, do you know where the Big Dipper is?

This Week's Sky At a Glance

Sky at a Glance | April 27th, 2007

Watch Venus pass a not-quite-first-magnitude star in the western evening sky this week. Meanwhile, Saturn shines in fine view much higher during evening, and Jupiter is well placed before dawn.

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