Scheduled air date: 2004 Jan 26-Feb 01
On the morning of February 2nd—Groundhog Day in the United States—tiny planet Mercury may be seen to the upper-right of the Sun...
(Shown at sunrise for mid-Northern latitudes.)
...That same night, the waxing gibbous Moon appears just above the ringed planet Saturn.
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)
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