Find Jupiter, Mars and Venus this week 


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Find Jupiter, Mars and Venus this week 

If you wake up early this time of year, you might notice a bright-looking star catching your eye in the eastern sky. That is actually the planet Jupiter.

Jupiter rises a little before 5:30 a.m. in the east/southeast sky during the end of November and early December. This week you can also see a dimmer planet even higher in the sky, Mars and rising just before the sun comes up will be Venus.

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You don't have the moon to help you find the three planets but if you know to look to the eastern horizon before sunrise (around 7:30 a.m.) you should be able to find Jupiter first, then look for Mars above and Venus below. 

If you find the three, take a photo and share using the hashtag #SkyWitness7. 

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