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The night sky in January 2022

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January 01, 2022, 04:17:12 pm Last Edit: January 03, 2022, 10:23:37 am by Geoffw
The night Sky in January 2022

Happy New Year! The month begins with four bright planets in the evening sky, and indeed the
entire year is a promising time for planet watchers as all the major planets line up in the morning
sky through June and eventually move to the evening sky. This month also holds promise for the
Quadrantid meteor shower. And brave and skilled observers might try to see Venus, at its closest
approach in more than a century, pass just five degrees from the Sun. Here's what to see in the
night sky this month

For details The Night Sky in January 2022.pdf