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By Rob Webb on March 2, 2019 in

A great morning lineup in the beginning of the month, all the naked-eye planets visible at some point in the month, and a great lineup ending the month is making March another great morning planetary astronomy month.

By Rob Webb on February 2, 2019 in
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A great morning lineup in the beginning of the month, a conjunction mid-month, all the naked-eye planets visible at some point in the month, winter constellations, and a great lineup ending the month is making February look like a GREAT month for naked eye astronomy.

By Rob Webb on January 5, 2019 in
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A lunar eclipse, a conjunction between Jupiter and Venus, and two good lineups of planets bookending the month make January a spectacular month to go out stargazing, if you don’t mind the cold.

By Rob Webb on December 1, 2018 in
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December! the longest nights will give you plenty of time to observe geminid meteors, lunar close encounters, and conjunction. #365DaysOfAstro with @MrWebbPV

By Rob Webb on November 3, 2018 in
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By Rob Webb on October 6, 2018 in
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Get your last look at Jupiter while Saturn is staying up shorter amounts of time, the annual Orionid Meteor Shower and this year moonless Halloween skies.

By Rob Webb on September 1, 2018 in
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Looking for Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, or Mars? This is your last good month to see all of them at the same time. Also, get ready for some longer nights, a shallow dive into Sagittarius, the Summer Triangle, and Cassiopeia.

By Rob Webb on August 4, 2018 in
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August, even with very short nights, will be a great month for watching the four brightest naked-eye planets at sunset, the usual close encounters, and the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.