The Moon waxes to its quarter phase and passing by the Beehive. The Lyrids Meteor Shower peaks, and Mercury moves past Venus.
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The creative answer to that question won an Alberta teen $400,000 in education prizes in an international science video competition.
The waxing crescent Moon is the “star” of the week, passing by Taurus, Mars and Messier 35.
The crescent Moon will meet Saturn and Jupiter early this week. Later, as it wanes to new, it will be a fabulous time to check out some spring galaxies.
While Jupiter draws farther away from Saturn, the Moon will pass the two April 6-7. Speedy Mercury will also pass by bright Venus on April 25.
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The zodiacal light returns, and the Moon wanes to its third quarter.
Mars passes Aldebaran this week, as the Moon waxes to full.
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The Moon takes centre stage this week, meeting Uranus and the Moon before showing off its Lunar X and then meeting Messier 35.
Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn crowd the pre-dawn sky for chances to meet with the old Moon this week.
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