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Celestial Line-up

August 23, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - August 24, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, our Moon and Earth together in pre-dawn light overlooking a rugged stretch of Nova Scotian coastline.  Long exposure with light painting.

Just after nightfall on August 23rd and 24th, you’ll have the opportunity to view an eye-catching alignment between two of the brightest planets, Mars and Saturn, along with Antares (lead star of the Scorpius constellation).  This trio will form a vertical line low in the southwest evening sky.

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Start:
August 23, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
End:
August 24, 2016 @ 12:00 am
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Outer Space

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