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March Astronomy: Venus Appears at Both Dawn and Dusk on Some Days, as the Planets Continue Their Cosmic Dance

This month’s selection of happenings includes the last evening and first morning appearances of Venus; the year’s most favorable apparition of Mercury; early evening moonrises; simultaneous views of planets low above opposite horizons (Mars–Jupiter and Mercury-Jupiter in the evening, with Venus-Jupiter in the morning); and a bright, far southern star, Canopus, reaching its high point […]