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Spot Jupiter rising in the southeastern sky this month in the early evening, near the stars of Capricornus and just east of the Milky Way.

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What's that really bright star shining in our midnight sky? It's not a star at all - it's the planet Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. You might have noticed it rising over the southeastern mountains around 10 p.m.

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