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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Wonderful Sights In The Sky On January 2, 2010

What a way to begin the year and the decade. The Moon was shining brightly and was accompanied by the Planet Mars as well as the Twin Stars of Gemini: Castor and Pollux. The photographs were taken at around 9:00 PM on January 2nd.

Castor, Pollux, Mars and The Moon:

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Labeled so you can see what is what:
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Mars and The Moon:
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Mars - close-up!
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Mars - close-up!
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Some Stars including the Constellation Orion:
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Some Stars including the Constellation Orion:
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Previous pic lightened so you can see more Stars:
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Here is some video footage of the evening (taken at about 10:00 PM):


Here is the url in case the clip does not embed properly:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC35GnDj0gs

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