"A Parade Of Planets From Sunset To Sunrise"

Scheduled air date: 1999 Sep 27-Oct 03

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Mars appears in the evening twilight near its rival, the red star Antares...
(Mars' position shown for September 27th through October 9th.)

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...Jupiter and Saturn appear later—around 9:00pm—in the East...

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...and Venus appears before sunrise as The Morning Star, joined by a thin crescent Moon early next week.
(All illustrations are for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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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