Scheduled air date: 1998 May 18-24
This week Saturn (the "biggest" planet, including its rings), and Venus (the brightest planet) begin closing in on each other...
...and toward the end of next week, they appear a mere one-half-degree (the apparent diameter of the Moon) apart!
If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.
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