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Daily cosmobite: Mars and Spica

Mars, Saturn and the star Spica on the evening of 14 July 2014. Chart Nick LombThe red planet Mars is high in the northern sky each evening after dark. Tonight it makes a close approach to the bright star Spica, the brightest star in the constellation of Virgo the Maiden. With less than three moon-widths separating the planet and the star it should be a great sight.

Mars, Saturn and the star Spica on the evening of 14 July 2014. Chart Nick Lomb

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