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Venus and Saturn, then equinox (Read 26 times)


Uh oh... now what?

    Venus and Saturn are in the same field of view with binoculars.

    Look to the southwest just before, after, or near sunset.

     

    http://earthsky.org/tonight/venus-passing-south-of-saturn-in-september-evening-sky

     

    Autumnal equinox, the official end of summer or start of fall, whichever way you see it:

     

    September 22, 2013, 3:44 pm CDT [1:44 pm PDT]

     

    http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/everything-you-need-to-know-september-equinox

     

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    John M.

     

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    Chnaiur


      Awesome - thanks for sharing! I'm definitely taking the kids out to try to spot them tomorrow!

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      AT-runner


        Clear night here, and Venus was huge.  Got the scope out for a bit to enjoy even before I saw your message.

         

        Like the copyright thingie.  Smile

        FTYC


        Faster Than Your Couch!

          Thank you, I'll take the kids out now. Last clear sky for a few days now, we are expecting clouds soon, so I'll have to hurry!

           

          Edit: Thank you! Now DD has something to brag about in science class. Wink

          Run for fun.