Astronomy/The Morning Sky


Bill wrote at 2010-11-23 15:59:34
 I live in Southern CA and saw the bright object this morning (11/23) about 5:10 in the SE sky about 45 degrees. I got my scope out and saw what looked to be an eclipse of the object by what appeared to be a planet. I'm confused (this is obviously not my arena).

Scott wrote at 2012-09-12 12:26:55
This does not look like venus!   It is pulsating.  Planets do not flicker.  It has not changed its position in weeks.  I believe you are  either not being truthful or do not know what your are talking about.   WTF?

Judith wrote at 2015-10-14 10:03:24
Just below bright Saturn is Mars.  It has a reddish hue.  Below that is Jupiter which is much brighter.


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I have been involved in amateur astronomy for 10 years, and have volunteered at a public observatory for 6. I can answer questions about the night sky, what`s there, where to find it, and also questions about how to use telescopes. I love helping kids and adults learn about amateur astronomy!


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