"A Ground Hog Day Sky Show Extravaganza! plus; A Tiny Taste of Summer"

Scheduled air date: 2000 Jan 24-30

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On the mornings of February 1st, 2nd and 3rd, the thin Crescent Moon will appear to pass the planet Venus—forming a spectacular paring when they are less than a degree apart on the morning of the 2nd!
(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.

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

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