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Planets, shooting stars to light up the sky this weekend

(KNOU) — Stargazers should be eager to hear that this weekend Jupiter and Saturn will align with the moon. On Friday night, Aug. 9, the moon will appear close to Jupiter — the second-brightest planet after Venus, according to the Farmers' Almanac . Then on Saturday night, Aug. 10, the moon will be...
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Here's how to spot Jupiter's moons this month

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) — Today Jupiter aligns with the Sun and Earth as it approaches the closest distance to our planet it will be at all year. This phenomenon allows the solar system's largest planet to be visible in the sky to the naked eye throughout the month of June. With a pair of binoculars or a...
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