What’s in the Morning Sky?

I go for a walk every morning at 5am. It gives me time to think and get my mind straight for the upcoming day. Ever since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated with astronomy so it’s no surprise to me that I love to check out night sky during my walks, looking for the few constellations that I can identify. Sometime last week I noticed an especially bright star almost due south just below the half moon. It was always the last star to wink out when the sun came up so it I used an awesome little iPhone application called Planets to confirm that it wasn’t actually a star, but Saturn, the sixth planet out from our sun.

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