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The night sky in spring

April 16, 2013
By Aileen O’Donoghue (aodonoghue@stlawu.edu)

The waxing crescent moon has been climbing higher in the western sunset sky since last Wednesday. Tonight it nestles between the feet of the twins of Gemini, just above Alhena (All-HAY-nah) that marks the heel of Pollux, the immortal twin. To the right of the moon, bright Jupiter points the way to the Pleiades. Below it, Orion stands with club raised.

 
 

 

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