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Night Sky Guide – March 2014

1 Mar 2014, 20:23 UTC
Night Sky Guide – March 2014
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Night Sky Guide – March 2014 Tonight’s Sky: March 2014 Your guide to constellations, deep-sky objects, planets and events, Tonight’s Sky, Highlights of the March Sky Evening Planets After sunset, look for Jupiter shining high above the southern horizon. A telescope will reveal the gas planet’s dark-colored bands. Later in the evening, Mars rises in […]The post Night Sky Guide – March 2014 appeared first on .

Night Sky Guide – March 2014

Tonight’s Sky: March 2014
Your guide to constellations, deep-sky objects, planets and events, Tonight’s Sky, Highlights of the March Sky
Evening Planets
After sunset, look for Jupiter shining high above the southern horizon.
A telescope will reveal the gas planet’s dark-colored bands.
Later in the evening, Mars rises in the east. It will remain visible throughout the rest of the night.
Constellations and Deep-Sky Objects
As the brilliant stars of winter progress toward the west, the constellations of spring make their appearance.
Two March constellations derived from Greek mythology, Gemini and Cancer, lie in the zodiac. The zodiac is the name for the band of sky through which the Sun, Moon, and planets appear to travel.
The Gemini twins lie high overhead. They were among Jason’s Argonauts, ...

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