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Tour The January Sky: The Pleiades

Our monthly podcast offers the key highlights for stargazing in January: where to find bright stars and planets, and a special look at the Pleiades star cluster.

Early in January, look low in the west about 30 minutes after sunset. You’ll easily spot brilliant Venus, but look carefully below Venus for much dimmer Mercury. These two are a few degrees apart as the year begins but close to within 1° of each other by January 10th.

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