Jupiter in the Night Sky

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If you're lucky and the skies clear out where you live, you have a chance to easily spot the largest planet in our solar system!

Jupiter will be hanging close by the moon through the night. The moon rose earlier in the day, so by the time it's dark enough to see the moon and Jupiter it will be rather high in the sky.

Look south to southeast and then look up! With the moon approaching full (by Wednesday) it should be easy to find. We just need the clouds to cooperate with us!

Jupiter should look like a bright star. If you have binoculars or a telescope you might even be able to see the moons of Jupiter!

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