Scheduled air date: 2002 Nov 11-17
The planet Venus has returned to the morning skies as the "Morning Star," and is joined by the planet Mars and bright star Spica. The three will form a beautiful triangle on the morning of November 25th (inset).
(Positions shown at five-day intervals about 45 minutes before sunrise for mid-Northern latitudes.)
The just-past Full Moon can be seen approaching, and then passing, the ringed planet Saturn during the latter part of next week.
(Shown around 8:00 PM for mid-Northern latitudes.)
On the night of November 25th, the Waning Gibbous Moon appears near the giant planet Jupiter.
(Shown around 11:00 PM for mid-Northern latitudes.)
If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.
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