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Find Jupiter, then leap into Leo the Lion

Greetings, stargazers.

Spring is traditionally the season for galaxies, but this spring you can add planets to the list of targets. Jupiter dominates the early evening southern sky, and for the next few months, it can be found below the belly of Leo the Lion.

Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and one of the...

Charles Hakes is an assistant professor in the physics and engineering department at Fort Lewis College and is director of the Fort Lewis Observatory. He can be reached at hakes_c@fortlewis.edu

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