More Conjunction Photos

Two more readers sent their photos in this evening. I wanted to be sure to post them for your enjoyment. Thank you both very much! Andrew Kirk of Bishop, California blazed his own path by taking an extra-long 8-minute time exposure of the moon and planets last night. "It doesn’t show what was there exactly.…
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Photos Of A Night To Remember

You can anticipate an event, and you can even use a computer to simulate exactly what it will look like, but there’s no substitute for the real thing. The moon-planet gathering last night was positively sparkling. How could you miss it? The sky here was very clear and the trio was riveting. Here are a…
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One More Thing …

While you’re out enjoying the conjunction of the moon and planets this evening (Dec.1), take a look in the northwestern sky starting at 5:23 p.m. The International Space Station will make a bright pass across the north above the Big Dipper. Cheers!

One More Thing …

While you’re out enjoying the conjunction of the moon and planets this evening (Dec.1), take a look in the northwestern sky starting at 5:23 p.m. The International Space Station will make a bright pass across the north above the Big Dipper. Cheers!

Celestial Spectacle Tonight!

The three brightest objects in the night sky will greet your eye this evening during twilight. Jupiter’s on top, Venus below. Face southwest starting around 5 p.m. and enjoy the view. The more adventurous can go out before sunset and spot Venus and even Jupiter in daylight by using the moon as a guide. — created with Stellarium…
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