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Venus is at aphelion (distance to sun: 0.728 AU) at 16:18 UT, 29th November.



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Eyes on the Sky: Nov 28 thru Dec 4

See what's up in tonight's sky for the week of November 28 through December 4. Venus moves up slightly in the southwestern sky, the crescent Moon points to Messier objects M75, M73 and M72, and Mars is near some Messier galaxies in Leo the Lion



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Stillshots of the moon, Venus



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Now can be the best time of year for stargazing. The cold nights of late November and early December can wick moisture out of the air and leave skies sparkling clear. As fall merges into winter, night comes early and campsites in the Bay Area foothills finally have plenty of space.
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Montana Skies: Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa

In this week's Montana Skies Dr. Kelly Cline says the absence of our moon means Jupiter is highlighted. Tonight Dr. Cline tells us Jupiter has a mysterious moon of its own.
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A thin crescent moon is near Mercury and Venus on the 26th November, 2011.

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New Moon (diameter: 33.087', declination: -21.73°) at 6:09.7 UT, 25th November.



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Lunar perigee (distance moon center to earth center: 359679.6 km, apparent diameter: 33'49.4") at 23:14.3 UT, 23rd November.



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The Sun enters the zodiac sign of Sagittarius at 16:08 UT, on the 22nd November.



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Eyes on the Sky: Nov 21 thru Nov 27


See what's up in tonight's sky for the week of November 21 through 27, 2011. Find Venus near some deep sky objects, Saturn near a thin crescent Moon, Mars near some galaxies and more...



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