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Try to find the moon and Mercury tonight

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May 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy: Venus, Mercury glow in western sky

There is plenty to see in the western sky tonight after sunset.

June 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy: Gemini, Lyre, Hercules all visible

Sunset tonight is 7:28. If you look toward the west at 8 as the twilight is darkening, you will find ever brilliant Venus nine degrees above the horizon.

June 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy: Venus, Mercury, Jupiter still together

The spectacular grouping of Venus, Mercury, and Jupiter in the evening sky after sunset will continue to delight us.

May 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sky spy: Early evening, pre-dawn eastern views delight

If you wait a couple of hours after sunset for the sky to darken and the moon to rise, you will be rewarded with beautiful views in the eastern sky around 8:30 p.m.

November 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sky spy: Use moon to find Mars, Antares, Mercury

The sun sets tonight at 5:47. If you look toward the southwest from 6 to 7, you will see the 4-day-old moon forming a right angle triangle with Mars and Antares, the brightest star in Scorpius the Scorpion.

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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