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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘galilean moons’

EarthSky Tonight—October 19, Moon and Jupiter close

EarthSky Tonight—October 19, Moon and Jupiter close on sky’s dome

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org As seen from North America, the waxing gibbous moon and the blazing planet Jupiter are the closest together for the month tonight. From Asia, they will be closest tomorrow night. Nevertheless, no matter where you live worldwide, look for Jupiter near tonight’s moon. Want more? Bright star in southeast on October evenings? It’s the planet Jupiter With the exception of the moon, Jupiter is the brightest heavenly object in ... Full Story