Jeanne (24 Aug 2011)
"To Paul Wilson re: new star and moon"


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Paul, this is not a new star but the bright star Jupiter.  The moon is moving eastward toward the new moon and is leaving Jupiter way behind.  Jupiter is moving westward gradually through the constellations.
 
Jeanne