Thursday, February 9, 2012

Keep Looking Up

From EarthSky.

Tonight, the moon, Mars and the constellation Leo the Lion are seen together over the eastern horizon about three hours after sunset. However, Leo’s stars rise four minutes earlier each day, or two hours earlier with each passing month. Sometime in March, watch for Leo to light up the eastern sky as soon as darkness falls – a sure sign that spring is about to return to the Northern Hemisphere. Read the full article.

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