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USPS Star Calendar for 18-24 May 11 May 2014

Posted by amedalen in May 2014.
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18 May    The moon is at perigee, 57.56 Earth-radii (367,000 kilometers) away.

20 May    In the south before dawn, the moon is between magnitude 0.9 Altair, 3 fist-widths to the upper right, and magnitude 1.3 Fomalhaut, the same distance to the lower left.

24 May    We may see a good meteor shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR in the early morning hours.


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