What’s up in the Solar System: – February 2016

What's Up for February. Five morning planets, comet Catalina passes Polaris and cold Uranus and frigid Vesta meet close to Valentine's Day.  February mornings highlight Mercury, Venus, Saturn Mars and Jupiter lined up over the sky. The last time this five-planet day break lineup happened was in 2005. The planets are anything but difficult to recognize when you utilize the moon as your side. Look for reddish Mars close to the moon in the early morning of February first. At that point, on the third, the moon goes close butterscotch-toned Saturn. On the 6th the moon, Mercury and Venus make a […]

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