News tagged with morning twilight

New binocular nova discovered in Sagittarius

Looks like the Sagittarius Teapot's got a new whistle. On March 15, John Seach of Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia discovered a probable nova in the heart of the constellation using a DSLR camera and fast ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Astronomy
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STAR TRAK: September 2012

Saturn will come into view about an hour after sunset in early September. At mid-northern latitudes, look for the yellow planet about 10 degrees high in the west-southwest well to the lower left (south) of ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Space Exploration
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STAR TRAK for February 2012

As evening twilight fades during February, the two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, will highlight the sky as they come into view in the southwest.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Space Exploration
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STAR TRAK for January 2012

The planets Venus and Jupiter will dominate the sky as darkness falls during January. Jupiter will be twice as bright as any star, and Venus will be four times brighter than Jupiter.

dateJan 05, 2012 in Space Exploration
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STAR TRAK for December

Venus will be at its dazzling brightest as December begins, appearing in the southwestern sky after sunset. This beautiful "evening star" will set two hours after the sun on Dec. 1 and an hour later at month's end.

dateDec 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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STAR TRAK for May

(PhysOrg.com) -- After sunset each evening in May, look to the west-northwest to see the planet Venus as a beautiful "evening star," the brightest point of light in the sky.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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STAR TRAK for January

(PhysOrg.com) -- Once every 26 months or so, Mars comes closest to Earth in its orbit around the sun. That time has come again. Mars will reach opposition on Jan. 29, meaning it will be opposite the sun in ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Space Exploration
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