• earthsky.org | 5/17/2019 | Bruce McClure
    These next several nights – May 17, 18 and 19, 2019 – the moon will be full, or nearly full, and many will call Saturday night’s moon a Blue Moon. Wait. Is it the second full moon of this month? No,...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/13/2018 | Bruce McClure
    These next three evenings – September 13 to 15, 2018 – watch for the waxing crescent moon to travel eastward through the zodiac. The moon pairs up with the dazzling planet Jupiter on September 13,...
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  • earthsky.org | 7/23/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    On July 23, 2018, you’ll find the waxing gibbous moon in between two objects that look stars. One is, and one isn’t. The two are the planet Saturn and the star Antares, which is the brightest light...
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  • earthsky.org | 7/22/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On July 22, 2018, you’ll find the moon moving through the southernmost constellation of the zodiac, Scorpius the Scorpion. The star Antares, brightest star in Scorpius, often said to described as...
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  • earthsky.org | 5/1/2018 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – May 1, 2018 – watch for the waning gibbous moon and the bright star Antares to climb above your southeastern horizon. The moon is now a couple of evenings past full and rising later at...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/23/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – October 23, 2017 – and tomorrow night, let the waxing crescent moon be your guide to the planet Saturn. The moon will be easy to spot above the sunset point.
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  • earthsky.org | 10/22/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – October 22, 2017 – and for the next few evenings, look for the slender waxing crescent moon in the sky after sunset. As evening dusk deepens into nightfall, watch for two bright celestial...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/25/2017 | Bruce McClure
    At nightfall tonight and tomorrow – September 25 and 26, 2017 – watch for the waxing crescent moon to swing to the north of the star Antares, then to the north of the planet Saturn.
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  • earthsky.org | 8/29/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – August 29, 2017 – use the moon to find the star Antares and the planet Saturn, the 6th planet outward from the sun. Saturn now shines in front of the constellation Ophiuchus, sometimes...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/28/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – August 28, 2017 – let the moon introduce you to Antares. It’s a red star and the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. Look first for the moon, and the nearby bright...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/1/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    Tonight – August 1, 2017 – the bright star near the moon is Antares in the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. You’ve got about another month or two to see this uniquely summer star for us in the...
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  • earthsky.org | 7/5/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – July 5, 2017 – let the bright waxing gibbous moon guide you to the star Antares and planet Saturn. We expect both Antares and Saturn to be bright enough to overcome tonight’s lunar glare.
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  • earthsky.org | 7/1/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and...
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  • earthsky.org | 5/11/2017 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – May 11, 2017 – and for the next few evenings, watch for the waning gibbous moon, the star Antares and the planet Saturn to rise above your southeast horizon by mid-to-late evening.
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  • earthsky.org | 3/17/2017 | Deborah Byrd
    In the wee hours on March 18 and 19, 2017, watch for the waning gibbous moon as it sweeps along the top of the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. The moon will be near Scorpius’ bright red star...
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  • earthsky.org | 2/18/2017 | Bruce McClure
    If you’re an early riser, you can see the rather wide waning crescent moon close to the star Antares during the predawn and dawn hours on Sunday, February 19. Look in the south to southeast sky for...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/25/2016 | Bruce McClure
    Before dawn tomorrow – December 26, 2016 – you can also easily see the king planet Jupiter high up in the morning sky. The big challenge will be to catch the star Antares and the planet Saturn and...
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