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Fort Wayne Astronomical Society, General Meeting Tuesday, December 79, 6:30pm, University of Saint Francis Schouweiler Planetarium.
Free public observing every clear Saturday night, April through November, at our new location, Jefferson Township Park.
Program: Xmas Potluck Party. Bring along a dish and share your Astrio wish list.
The December Night Sky: Will comet Ison be the highlight for December viewing? Afrer the Sun's Thankgiving dinner
will it be bright enough to see without optical aid? Check the predawn eastern and southeastern sky with Saturn, Mars and
Mercury. Venus will be at its brightest when it rises in the southwest after sunset in early December and doesn't set for two
hours. Jupiter rises about 7 p.m. in the northeast in early December and earlier as the month goes on. The Geminid meteor
shower will peak at 4 a.m. Dec.14. Winter solstice: 12:11 p.m. Dec. 21. New moon: Dec. 2. by June Gladfelter