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June 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky 1 First Quarter Moon at 12:42 UT. 3 Venus 1.7° SSE of Uranus at 5h UT. Mags. −4.3 and 5.9. 3 Venus at greatest elongation west (46° from Sun, morning sky) at 12h UT. Mag −4.3. 4

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Top 10 AMAZING Facts About PLANET JUPITER

Top 10 AMAZING Facts About PLANET JUPITER

Top 10 AMAZING Facts About PLANET JUPITER Top 10 AMAZING Facts About PLANET JUPITER As we continue on our quest to get to know our galaxy better, we come to the 5th planet from the sun, Jupiter. Some of you

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May 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

May 2017 Sky 2 Moon near Beehive cluster (evening sky) at 18h UT. • Beehive Cluster (Wikipedia) • M44: The Beehive Cluster (APOD) 3 First Quarter Moon at 2:47 UT. 4 Moon near Regulus (evening sky) at 10h UT. Occultation

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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017

Lyrid Meteor Shower Live in 2017 Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017 is active between April 16 and April 25 yearly and it tends to peak around April 22 or April 23. The Lyrids were created by the debris from a comet named Thatcher,

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April 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

April 2017 Sky  1 Moon near Aldebaran (evening sky) at 9h UT. Occultation visible from southern Asia, Japan, and Korea. 1 Mercury at greatest elongation east (19° from Sun, evening sky) at 10h UT. Mag. 0.0. 3 First Quarter Moon

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March 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

March 2017 Sky 1 Moon near Venus (32° from Sun, evening sky) at 2h UT. Mag. −4.6. 1 Moon near Mars (43° from Sun) at 21h UT. Mag. 1.3. 3 Moon at perigee (closest to Earth) at 7:29 UT (369,062

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February 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

February 2017 Sky 1 Moon near Mars (50° from Sun) at 3h UT. Mag. 1.1. 4 First Quarter Moon at 4:19 UT. 5 Moon near the Pleiades (evening sky) at 5h UT. • The Pleiades (Wikipedia) 5 Moon very near

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Biggest Black Holes and Cosmic Monsters

Biggest Black Holes and Cosmic Monsters – Space Documentary 2016 Watch and learn as we step forth into a new era of Astronomy with the “Biggest Black Holes and Cosmic Monsters” Space Documentary. This hour and a half long video will

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January 2017 Sky

June 2017 Sky

January 2017 Sky 1 Mars 0.02° South of Neptune (59° from Sun, evening sky) at 7h UT. Mags. 0.9 and 7.9. 2 Moon near Venus (47° from Sun, evening sky) at 8h UT. Mag. -4.4. • Crescent Moon and Venus

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2016 Geminids meteor shower

2016 Geminids meteor shower

2016 Geminids meteor shower The Geminids will peak between December 13 and 14 with conditions being less than fair with larger amounts of LP (light pollution) due to a Full Moon. The Geminids can be observed annually between December 4 and December 17,

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