Scheduled air date: 1998 Apr 20-26
Don't forget to see Jupiter, Venus and the Moon clustered together in the pre-dawn sky of Thursday, April 23!
(This illustration approximates the view through a pair of binoculars.)
The young crescent Moon will pass by some popular Winter-time objectsthe Pleiades (or Seven Sisters) on the 27th, Taurus and the red star Aldebaran on the 28th, and Orion on the 29thshortly before they give way to the Summer-time skies.
(Illustration shows the evening skies about thirty minutes after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)
By the middle of next week, Scorpioa popular Summer-time constellationbegins appearing in the pre-midnight skies.
If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.
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