Jupiter and Mars, September 17, 2013


Bright Jupiter and Mars shine from the eastern sky at 5;10 a.m, CDT this morning as seen from the Chicago area.  (Click the image to see it larger.)  Jupiter is about halfway up in the sky in front of the stars of Gemini with Castor and Pollux nearby.  Mars is dimmer and about 26 degrees to the lower left of Jupiter.  Other stars in this view:  Procyon (Canis Minor) and Betelgeuse (Orion).

For this month’s sky summary, click here.

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