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Star Watch: Moon-Jupiter conjunction provides Christmas present to stargazers

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Posted: Sunday, December 23, 2012 10:34 pm

Tuesday is Christmas, and the sky gives us a present: The brilliant planet Jupiter perched amazingly close to the upper edge of the moon. The moon-Jupiter “conjunction” (pairing) is our biggest astronomical sight in the next two weeks but there are a few notable others. I’ll talk about them below.

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