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Re: Extremely Bright Star

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Posted by Kip Crawford on December 20, 1999 06:19:51 UTC

What you probably saw was Venus. It rises around 5:30,6. But there is also Arctutus, Vega. None of them are as bright as Venus. Vega & Arcturus are at a Magnitude of 0, somewhat bright. They rise at the NW point on the horizon. At 6:02am CST Vega was at 42 degrees north at NW.

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