Scheduled air date: 2000 Feb 28-Mar 05
For the past few months, the planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn have been appearing to close-in on each other. This will culminate over the evenings of April 11-16 in a beautiful trio (inset).
(Positions shown at one-week intervals, about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)
A Waxing Crescent Moon will appear to pass by the planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn over the evenings of March 7th-10th. The Moon, Jupiter and Saturn will form a beautiful triangle on the evening of March 9th.
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)
If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.
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