"Celebrate the 1st Day of Fall with 3 Cosmic Goodies Lined Up in a Row, and; An Exquisite Crescent Moon!"

Scheduled air date: 2003 Sep 15-21

The planets Mercury and Jupiter appear in a line-up with the bright star Regulus in the pre-dawn skies at the end of this week and early next.  They are joined by the Waning Crescent Moon on the mornings of September 23rd and 24th.
(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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