Moon and Spica: Chart: Dot labeled Spica near green line of ecliptic with moon to its left and right.

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Last quarter moon and Spica, mornings of January 24 and 25

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What's Up: January 2022 Skywatching Tips from NASA

Stargazing is at its best on the nights around the new moon, Jan. 2. Later that night, catch the peak of the Quadrantid meteor shower. Then look for the Moon with Jupiter on Jan. 5, and with Mars and Venus on Jan. 29.

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