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Sun Aug 1, 2021, 04:24 PM

Want to see some planets? The brightest planet Venus will remain

a fixture of our evening sky for the rest of 2021. This is our skys brightest planet and its very east to spot in the west after sunset. Two other planets Mars and Mercury will be up there as well, but especially from the Northern Hemisphere will take a deliberate effort to spot. Mars will be easier to find in early August, and Mercury will be easier to find at the end of the month. Mars and Mercury sit beneath Venus, and close to the western horizon at dusk. They set before darkness falls. Nominally, both Mars and Mercury reign as evening objects throughout August and September 2021. Realistically, though, these two worlds will be tough to catch in the afterglow of sunset from mid-and-far northern latitudes, even with binoculars. 🌌🪐


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Alice Kramden Aug 1 #1

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Sun Aug 1, 2021, 05:07 PM

1. Super cool

Thx for posting

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