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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘double star’

Sky Tonight—May 14, Bright star near moon is Spica

Sky Tonight—May 14, Bright star near moon is Spica

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The waxing gibbous moon glides past the star Spica in the constellation Virgo this evening. It passes relatively close to Spica for a day or two each month that Spica is visible in our night sky. It does the same with other bright stars such as Regulus in the constellation Leo, Antares in the constellation Scorpius and Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus. But have you ever heard of the moon near Polaris ... Full Story

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