Monday, June 4, 2007

Calling All Sky Watchers

"This month Venus falls from its peak altitude in the west, but it becomes half lit in telescopes and engages in marvelous sky pairings — including a spectacular one with Saturn at month's end. Jupiter, the most active and dynamic planet for telescope users, comes to opposition in early June. Mercury shines for one last week low in the west-northwestern twilight..."

For more information about seeing the planets, moon phases, and other sky highlights click here.

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