Changing of the Seasons

Schaaf, Fred
September 2006
Sky & Telescope;Sep2006, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p48
The article presents information on astronomical events that will occur in September 2006. A pair of eclipses will occur during the month: a slight partial eclipse of the Moon on the 7th and an annular eclipse of the Sun on the 22nd. Jupiter will be the only bright planet that is easily visible at nightfall, while Saturn will rise a few hours before the Sun and will get fairly high in the east during morning twilight.


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