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December Astronomy: Early in the Month, Venus Dances With Saturn; Later in the Month, It Rendezvouses With the Moon

Venus becomes ever more prominent in the evening, while Jupiter, and then Saturn, sink into the southwest twilight glow in December. Mars, slowly brightening, appears in the southeast morning sky, with bright Mercury below it in the first half of the month. Do not miss Venus and Saturn within 5 degrees Dec. 7-14 (see right), […]