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|Mars and Antares (Scorpius)
Mars has commenced its approach to us and shows off its mysteriously red color in the sky past mid-night. Antares, Mars' main opposition, glares at Mars and looks inflating itself to compete with the brilliance of Mars. The color contrast between the two is interesting.
|The Great Summer Triangle
In the northern sky Vega shines refreshingly white and forms the Great Summer Triangle with Altair and Deneb.
It is about 20 degrees C in the dome and there is no chilliness in the air any more.
Copyright (C) 2001 Tsutomu Seki.