"The Return of the Christmas 'Star' and:
A Christmas Eve/Christmas Night Sky Duo"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Dec 14-20

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On the evenings of December 19th and 20th, the brightest planet—Venus —will appear like a bright star near a thin, crescent Moon just after Sunset.  Then, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Night, the Moon will appear near the second-brightest planet, Jupiter!

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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