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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘lunar night’

Earthsky Tonight—July 17, Lunar night versus lunar

Earthsky Tonight—July 17, Lunar night versus lunar day

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org When darkness falls this evening the moon, as always, appears in a more easterly location on our sky’s dome than it did the night before. The bright star near the moon tonight is Spica in the constellation Virgo. The string of lights to the right and lower right of the moon and Spica at early evening are the planets Saturn, Mars and Venus. Tonight’s moon is still at a waxing crescent, but it’s an extremely fat ... Full Story

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