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Best times for planet watching

  1. Jul 2, 2007 #1

    Hurkyl

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    Are there any planets visible this time of day, today?
     
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  3. Jul 2, 2007 #2

    chroot

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  4. Jul 2, 2007 #3

    russ_watters

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    Venus and Saturn are sitting right next to each other 20-30 degrees up in the west - you can't miss them unless you think you are about to get run over by an airplane. Jupiter is low on the southeastern horizon.
     
  5. Jul 3, 2007 #4

    Integral

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    Russ wanted to say, 20 -30 deg up AT SUNSET, but didn't so I added it. :biggrin:
     
  6. Jul 3, 2007 #5

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    Ehh, I figured we were well enough constrained by the time-stamp on his post (and my suspicion that he does not live in New Zealand), but yeah, that's what I meant...
     
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