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SKY GUY VIEWING ALERT!!!!! WAXING CRESCENT MOON AND JUPITER, SATURN 12-17-20

17 Dec 2020, 14:58 UTC
SKY GUY VIEWING ALERT!!!!! WAXING CRESCENT MOON AND JUPITER, SATURN 12-17-20
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Hey, Space Placers!If it is clear for your location tonight, be SURE to check out the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn in the SW at dusk.Credit: SkyandTelescope.orgThis will be a beautiful celestial sight as the Moon will have Earthshine and Jupiter and Saturn will be closer to their 12-21-20 rendezvous.Waxing Crescent Moon with EarthshineCredit: Greg RedfernEarthshine is when sunlight reflected off of the Earth's clouds illuminates the dark areas of the Moon. It is a wondrous sight to see. Binoculars will give you a far better view.Get out to see this sky treat and make it a point to view Jupiter and Saturn each night and on the 21st!.Jupiter-Saturn 12/11/20 Smartphone picCredit: Greg RedfernSky Guy in VA

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