"Moon, Planet and Star Magic For Thanksgiving Weekend"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Nov 16-22

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The Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, the Pleiades and Aldebaran make a nice display for the American Thanksgiving holiday evening.
(Shown for mid-northern latitudes at about 8:00 pm on November 26th.)

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Looking in the opposite direction, the Summer Triangle can be seen on its way out as the Winter stars begin taking over the evening skies.

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Throughout the Thanksgiving weekend, the Moon will appear to pass the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn as it grows from First Quarter toward Full, which occurs next Thursday.

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