Friday, February 22

This Week’s Sky at a Glance, February 22 – March 2


In the dawn sky, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn are all pulling away from each other.
"Friday, February 22 • Winter still has a month to go, but a preview of spring stars awaits you if you step outside after about 11 p.m. By then tonight, the waning gibbous Moon will have risen in the east. Look for Spica to its lower right by about 7° (less than a fist at arm's length). Four times farther to the Moon's upper left shines brighter Arcturus, pale yellow-orange. Both are iconic stars of warm spring evenings. ..."
Sky & Telescope (Video)

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