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May Astronomy: This Month Offers a Blue Moon, Epic Pairings and a Transit of Mercury Across the Sun

Make necessary preparations to safely observe the transit of Mercury across the sun on May 9. Jupiter is brightest “star” in evening sky this spring until Mars offers serious competition in late May, as the red planet presents its brightest and closest approach since 2005. The moon and Jupiter will pair up on May 14, […]