Stargazing Tip for September 1:
Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, stands to the lower left of the Moon as night falls this evening. Jupiter looks like a brilliant star, and it shines creamy white.
Are you an astronomy buff? If so, then you probably already peruse your favorite astronomy magazines and websites. If you are a casual stargazer, check out all the cool info here, courtesy of the University of Texas McDonald Observatory, in far West Texas.
StarDate is the public education and outreach arm of the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. Our English and Spanish radio programs air daily on more than 500 stations. And our popular bimonthly astronomy magazine is the perfect skywatching companion for amateur astronomers or anyone interested in celestial events and space exploration. We also offer astronomy resources to teachers, the media, and the public.
General information about StarDate and astronomy.
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