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Star Tours

July 30, 2001

Venus is very near to Jupiter in the morning sky and drawing

closer each day. On the mornings of Aug. 5 and 6, Venus passes 1

degree from Jupiter in a wonderful conjunction of the two brightest planets. Look low in the eastern sky between 4:30 and 5:30 a.m. Saturn is to the upper right of Venus.

Source: John Mosley, Griffith Observatory

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