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2005-May-23, 05:04 PM
SUMMARY: Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! The week might begin with a full Moon, but we'll have plenty to explore as we learn about the anti-twilight arch and the "Belt of Venus". We'll watch as the Moon occults Antares, locate globular clusters, visit the planets and pinpoint asteroids. The weekend brings early dark skies along with challenges for all observers, so get ready to grab a comet by the tail, because...

Here's what's up!

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2005-May-24, 04:47 PM
I had a beautiful view of the full moon last night. For about three minutes, that is, before the clouds rolled in and spoiled it for the rest of the evening. :(

I'm having trouble finding Antares, though. It's very low in the sky and I think a building may be blocking it off. I'll try again a little later in the evening when it's a bit higher in the sky.