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Dawn’s Grande Finale: APOD June 4th 2011

June 5, 2011

After more than a month, the lovely lineup of four naked-eye planets in dawn skies is coming to a close.

Still, on May 31st a slender Moon joined the grouping along the eastern horizon for a final celestial performance, presented in this early morning scene from a beach near Buenos Aires, Argentina. A favorable view of the configuration in the southern hemisphere autumn, the photo was taken about 30 minutes before sunrise. In order from bottom to

Source:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110604.html

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