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Best Night Sky Events of February 2014: Stargazing Sky Maps (Gallery)

Jupiter, Februrary 2014

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Jupiter shines brightly in the south most of the month. The Great Red Spot is easier to see than in many recent years, showing a distinct orange color.

Saturn, February 2014

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Saturn is in the eastern sky just before sunrise, in the constellation Libra.

Uranus, February 2014

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Uranus is low in the western sky after sunset, and sets in mid-evening. It is in Pisces all month.

Neptune, February 2014

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Neptune is too close to the sun all month to observe, being in conjunction on February 23.

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