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Castor and Pollux sink to the horizon in spring

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What's Up: May 2022 Skywatching Tips from NASA

May provides some great planet spotting, including a close conjunction of Jupiter and Mars. At mid-month, a total eclipse of the Moon should delight skywatchers across the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Plus: Spot the Coma Cluster!

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