Find Jupiter, crescent moon this week

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Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini explains how you can use the moon to find a planet this week.

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After everyone looked to the sky for the solar eclipse, there is another reason to look up that won't require any special glasses.

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This week on August 24 and especially August 25, there will be a brief window to find the thin waxing crescent moon and the planet Jupiter.

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Right after sunset which is around 8 p.m. and before the moon sets which is around 10 p.m., the moon will guide you to the evening planet.

Jupiter will be close to the horizon in the western sky. It will shine steady and bright.

If you find them, share a picture with the hashtag SkyWitness7.

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