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April Astronomy: The Month Brings a Meteor Shower, Brilliant Planets and a Constellation Framing the Moon

The two brightest “stars” in the April evenings are really planets. Venus continues to gain altitude in the west to west-northwest at dusk, as the time of its setting shifts from 1.6 hours after sunset on April 1, to 2.2 hours after on the 30th. Jupiter doesn’t appear on our evening mid-twilight chart until almost […]