Planetary hide and seek

    Why are some planets visible while others are hidden from view in the night sky? Find out in this week’s SkyTalk.

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    Jupiter, Mars and Saturn available to be seen in the night sky this week and are planets playing hide and seek? Why are some planets visible while others are hidden from view in the night sky? It has a lot to do with cloud cover. Also get ready for some spectacular meteor shows this year including Perseids, Leonids and Geminids. All of these showers should be a great show.

    Listen:
    [audio: st20100118.mp3]

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