2016, July 8: Jupiter & Moon

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This evening (July 8), the moon appears near the bright planet Jupiter.  The chart above shows the pair in the western sky at 9:30 p.m. CDT as seen from the Chicago area.  Jupiter and the moon are separated by about 4.5 degrees.  The bright star Regulus is to the lower left of the moon.



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