Moonlight Dance
Tonight’s gibbous moon appears close to the bright ringed-planet Saturn. Both are in the zodiacal constellation Virgo.
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Moonless Nights
The last nights of June are mostly moonless. For those who like to look at the stars, this is a wonderful opportunity. The moon won’t interfere until well after 3 a.m.
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Sliver Moon Fireworks
A thin crescent moon will hug the southwestern sky on the evening of Monday, July 4. If the weather cooperates, viewers will not only have a great view of a manmade spectacle, but will see the earth’s nearest neighbor before it slips below the horizon.
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Let’s Talk About Our Future
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Jupiter and Moon

Sunrise Sunset

Fri., Jan. 7 7:08 4:27

Sat., Jan. 8 7:08 4:28

Sun., Jan. 9 7:08 4:29

Mon., Jan. 10 7:08 4:30

Tues., Jan. 11 7:07 4:31

Wed., Jan. 12 7:07 4:32

Thurs., Jan. 13 7:07 4:33

Fri., Jan. 14 7:07 4:33

Jupiter and Moon

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Moon in Taurus
Tomorrow night’s gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus. The moon is right beside Hyades, one of the most visible and largest star clusters in the night sky. The star cluster appears to most in the shape of a large V.
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Moon and Saturn
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the gibbous moon appears near the distant ringed-planet Saturn. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Virgo and rise after midnight. For those who haven’t seen Saturn, the moon acts as a perfect guide. Saturn is 892 million miles away, while the moon is much closer at 232,000 miles.
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New Moon
A thin crescent moon appears low in the southeastern sky tomorrow morning, right next to the bright planet Venus. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Scorpius.
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Moon in Taurus
Tonight’s gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus. The moon is between the star clusters Hyades and Pleiades. The Hyades is one of the largest star clusters you can see in the night sky. It is the mythological head of Taurus, with the bull resembling the letter V. To the right of the moon is the Pleiades.
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Snow Moon
Tonight’s full moon dominates the sky with its brilliance. Called the snow moon this month, it rises in the east as the sun sets in the west. Tonight’s moon is in the zodiacal constellation Leo right next to the bright star Regulus.
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