Five planets in our solar system will be bright enough to be seen with the human eye
No need for binoculars. Five planets in our solar system will be bright enough to be seen with the human eye in the month of November. Here’s how to spot them.
Throughout the month, look for Mars, Jupiter and Saturn at nightfall. The bright “star” in the eastern sky will be Mars. The bright “star” in the western sky will be Jupiter. Although not as bright as its neighbor, Saturn will be seen 5 degrees to the east of Jupiter (or the width of two fingers at arm’s length).
FUN FACT: Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are all known as superior planets, or planets that orbit the sun outside of Earth’s orbit.
Venus is the brightest “star” in the predawn/dawn hours, outshining Mercury by a factor of 70 in the early part of the month. Mercury can be found beneath Venus, closer to the horizon, about an hour or more before sunrise in the central United States. Although relatively overshadowed by Venus early, Mercury does brighten and climb higher in the sky as the month progresses.
FUN FACT: Both Venus and Mercury are known as inferior planets, or planets that orbit the sun inside of Earth’s orbit.
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Tampa Bay and other areas along the west coast of Florida can expect strong gusty winds, heavy downpours and dangerous beach and boating conditions beginning late Sunday night through Thursday.
BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – There’s plenty to enjoy with the weather and that includes for people who have to work outside. They’re in a good mood while setting up a seasonal mood.
Thursday was a beautiful day in Northeast Ohio. Local businesses say the unseasonably warm weather is helping them get more work done.
(WKBN) – In one week, the Valley has experienced both accumulating snow and temperatures in the 70s.
Average high temperatures this time of the year are in the low 50s. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s and low 70s into the weekend.
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