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Posted by johnjohnson
on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 7:14 AM
Depending on the direction you are looking and the time of day, It could be 1 of two possibilities. If you are looking west at sunset (5 to 5:30pm maybe a little later in your area). Venus would be located to the south south west at about 20 degrees above the horizon. Currently at a magnitude of -4.7 it would be the brightest "Star" (although it is a planet) that you are seeing.
Later at night, about 10 pm if you look due east you will see another bright "Star". Located just below and to the south of the two bright stars Castor and Pollux is the planet Jupiter.
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