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These are called star trails. It’s a long-exposure photo, which shows you how Earth is turning under the stars. The brightest object here is Jupiter! This awesome photo by EarthSky Facebook friend Mohamed Laaifat in Normandy, France. -


Moon Dances with Three Planets in Sky Shows on Sunday, Tuesday

Check out the "Triple Conjunction" with the moon and 3 planets tonight!

from Polyvore

i think i am the only one breathing on this planet tonight

"i think i am the only one breathing on this planet tonight" by monastic ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring CO and Retrò


Starting on September 7, and for a few days thereafter, look for the moon and the dazzling planet Jupiter close together from midnight until daybreak. Remember, Venus is also nearby before dawn – brighter than Jupiter and closer to the eastern horizon.


Get up at least 75 minutes before sunrise, and you can use Venus to find the great line-up of planets stringing across in the January 2016 morning sky.

Göran Strand in Sweden wrote:“One of the last nights during the spring when the stars were still visible … ”

from Foursquare


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from National Geographic News

See 5 Bright Planets in Night Sky—First Time in 8 Years

For the first time in almost a decade, sky-watchers this week will be able to see all five naked-eye planets over the course of one night for several nights in a row. The classical naked-eye planets—Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn—can be seen easily without optical aids and so have been known since ancient times.


Moon and Venus in front of the constellation Cancer before dawn September 12