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Jupiter Takes Over the Night Sky During September: Rising in the East at Nightfall, Setting in the West Just Before Daybreak.

23 Sep

Jupiter making closest approach to Earth in nearly 50 years, will be most visible Monday night

(Be sure to check the sky chart below which gives the real-time position of Jupiter and the stars in the Los Angeles sky)

MARCIA DUNN

AP Aerospace Writer

3:14 PM PDT, September 17, 2010

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Better catch Jupiter next week in the night sky. It won’t be that big or bright again until 2022.http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/15sep_jupiter/

Jupiter will pass 368 million miles from Earth late Monday, its closest approach since 1963. You can see it low in the east around dusk. Around midnight, it will be directly overhead. That’s because Earth will be passing between Jupiter and the sun, into the wee hours of Tuesday. Continue reading

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It is for People Like This, I Would Suspend the 8th Amendment in a HEARTBEAT.

2 May

May 1, 2010.
     Though China has purposefully kept the publicity on these events low, this most abhorrent story has now been brought to the forefront of international attention. Continue reading

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