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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘May full moon’

Earthsky Tonight—May 27: Full moon near the

Earthsky Tonight—May 27: Full moon near the Scorpion’s Heart

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org The moon reaches its full phase tonight, but it rides low above the horizon for mid-northern latitudes. If your southeastern horizon is rather cluttered, you might have to wait 90 minutes after sunset for the brilliant orb to clear any obstacles. Once you have the moon well in sight, look about three lunar diameters (1.5 degrees) below it for a bright star. Tonight the moon pays a visit to Antares, the ruddy heart of the ... Full Story

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