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Moon, Perseid Meteor Shower & More: Night Sky Events for August 2012 (Sky Maps)

Saturn, Mars, Spica,and the Moon

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Tue., August 21, 2012, early evening. The moon joins a close grouping of planets Saturn and Mars, and the bright star Spica.

Satellite Action on Jupiter

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Wed., August 22, 2012, morning. Multiple events involving Jupiter’s moons and their shadows will take place.

Neptune at Opposition

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Fri., August 24, 2012, midnight. You can find Neptune with binoculars using the two easternmost stars in Capricornus, Deneb Algiedi and Nashira.

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