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Monday, March 23, 2009

Mars Appears Below Moon - 23MAR2009

March 23, 2009
Mars will stand just below the Moon early tomorrow, quite low in the southeast about 30 to 40 minutes before sunrise. You probably will need binoculars to spot the planet, which looks like a faint star.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

The "Dog Star" Is Bright Tonight - 19MAR2009

March 19, 2009
The brightest star in the night sky stands due south at nightfall. The "dog star" Sirius is the leading light of Canis Major, the big dog.