"How to Watch Two Bright Planets and Two Bright Stars as They Move Away From Each Other"

Scheduled air date: 1999 Jul 12-18

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Be sure to see Venus, Regulus and the thin-crescent Moon forming a beautiful triangle in the evening sky after sunset on July 15th.
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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And next week, the Moon will pass Mars and Spica, forming another brilliant trio!
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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

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