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December Astronomy: The Month Brings a ‘Supermoon’ and Potentially Great Conditions for the Geminids Meteor Shower

Evenings during twilight in early December 2017 feature a half-dozen stars of first magnitude or brighter, including the Summer Triangle of Vega, Altair and Deneb well up in the west, getting lower as month progresses; Fomalhaut, mouth of the Southern Fish, in the south; and Capella, the Mother Goat star, ascending in the northeast, with […]