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Mercury at mag -1.1 is close to the horizon just after sunset on the 31st January, 2013.
The planet will set about 15 minutes after the Sun.

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Jupiter is stationary between Aldebaran and the Pleiades on the 30th January, 2013.

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Maximum lunar Libration West on the 30th January, 2013.

Ed ~ Look towards Crater Grimaldi



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Moonrise in the constellation Sextans at 19:56.4 UT, 29th January, 2013. (For Scotland. Local time for high northerly latitudes)



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Jupiter, Aldebaran and the Pleiades star cluster form along a nice line on the 29th January, 2013.

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Eyes on the Sky: Jan 28 thru Feb 3



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Maximum lunar libration North: Look for the lunar North Pole and Mare Frigoris on the 28th January, 2013.

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The Moon is 7° from Regulus on the 28th January, 2013 



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Full Moon (diameter: 30.135', declination: 13.74°) at 04:38.4 UT, on the 27th January, 2013.
This is the second smallest full moon of the year.

The full moon is a good time to see the ejecta from crater Tycho



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Mars is at perihelion (distance to sun: 1.3815 AU) at 08:56 UT, 24th January, 2013.

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