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The Moon is just past full phase at the beginning of the month. On the 9th, Saturn shares the spotlight with the Moon, and on the 10, Jupiter has the honours, both 4 degrees away from Luna. Read more

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The Moon in early February is that late-night/early morning object that people seldom see–they’re either inside preparing for bed or already asleep. Watch for it in the morning’s southwestern sky in the waning gibbous phase. Read more

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The Moon begins the year just past full phase. The next significant event is on the 11th, when Venus is just 1.5 degrees north of Luna. Read more

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The Moon starts off just past full phase and just past a shallow lunar eclipse. So, we should expect another eclipse just 14 days later–more on that below. Read more

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The Moon begins this month less than half a day past full phase. On the 4th, it is just 0.2 degrees north of the cluster M35. By the 12th, the thin, crescent Moon shares the early morning sky with Venus, just 3 degrees north of the bright planet. Read more

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