The sky this week from Steve Cariddi:
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This is the last week of the lunar month, so the Moon starts the week rising around 1:00 AM and by week's end, just before it becomes the "new" Moon, it will be a waning crescent visible in the southeastern sky. This graphic from Sky & Telescope magazine shows how the Moon will pass by Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn in the predawn sky during the next week. After sunset, look for Mars still shining prominently in the southwestern sky.


Mona Evans
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