Scheduled air date: 1999 Oct 25-31
Jupiter and Saturn are both near oppositionopposite the Sun as seen from Earthas well as about as close to Earth as they can be, making them their brightest in over a decade!
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)
Before sunrise for the next couple of weeks, Venus can be seen as the brilliant Morning Star. On November 3rd and 4th, a thin Crescent Moon will join Venus in the pre-dawn skies.
(Shown about an hour before sunrise for mid-Northern latitudes.)
If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.
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