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TODAY'S RISE AND SET
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SUNRISE

6:29 A.M.

MOONRISE

8:18 A.M.

SUNSET

7:08 P.M.

MOONSET

10:19 P.M.

MARCH SKY EVENTS

Venus starts the month still brilliant and moderately high but appears much lower each evening and reaches conjunction with the Sun on the 25th, ending its show as an evening star. Jupiter now rises before 10:00 P.M.; the planet forms a lovely triangle with the Moon and the star Spica on the 14th. Spring begins with the equinox on the 20th at 6:29 A.M.

MOON PHASES FOR THIS WEEK

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TODAY 30 

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FULL MOON NAMES

January

Full Wolf Moon

February

Full Snow Moon

March

Full Worm Moon

April

Full Pink Moon

May

Full Flower Moon

June

Full Strawberry Moon

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FASCINATING FACT

March 13, 1930

The discovery of Pluto, the ninth planet, was officially announced.

This month:

FULL WORM
MOON

March 12, 2017, 10:54 A.M. (Eastern Time)

During this month the ground begins to soften and earthworm casts reappear.

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SEASONS

For centuries, people have watched the sky for the changes of seasons and then celebrated with colorful rituals.

Tell Us how you celebrate the different seasons?

Solstices and Equinoxes

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Travel in Time
Visit these ancient seasonal markers:

Stonehenge, England

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Chichén Itzá Mexico

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 Exploratorium

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CATCH SATURN'S RINGS

Saturn will be especially visible in 2031. Click here if you can't wait.

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Once Upon a Moon...

What image do you see in the full Moon?
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GIANT JUPITER

Jupiter’s surface is covered clouds of many colors--red, brown, yellow, and white! The clouds move in light and dark bands around the planet. See Jupiter rotating!

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Did You Know?
On a clear night look up at the sky and connect some stars to create an original constellation. Make up a story about it and share it with other kids.Tell Us


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