Saturday, November 29, 2008

By the Light ...A celestrial Joint this week

Holiday Get-Together: Jupiter, Venus, Moon~3 Brightest Objects In Night Sky Will Make Unusual Joint Appearance During Thanksgiving Week"

Starting Thanksgiving evening, Jupiter and Venus will begin moving closer so that by Sunday and Monday, they will appear 2 degrees apart, which is about a finger width held out at arm's length, said Alan MacRobert, senior editor at Sky and Telescope magazine. Then on Monday night, they will be joined by a crescent moon right next to them, he said."

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