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Early risers on the 11th should look for the waning crescent moon posing next to the ringed planet Saturn, which will be hanging low in the southeast sky an hour before sunrise. At dawn, look toward the southeastern sky for two distinctly orange-hued dots of light—the red planet Mars and the red giant star Antares. In reality, Mars is about million miles away from Earth, on average, while Antares is a whopping light-years distant.


In the late afternoon on the 15th, a partial solar eclipse will greet sky-watchers across Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, and Antarctica. During the eclipse, the moon will glide between Earth and the sun and block part of the solar disk.

How big a bite the moon takes out of the sun will depends on your location. The farther south you go, the more of the solar orb will get covered up during the peak.

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The best place to see the event from land will be near the southern tip of South America. For instance, the eclipse will cover up to 40 percent of the sun over the city of Ushuaia, Argentina, while Buenos Aires will get to see only 17 percent coverage. You can find out what time the eclipse will peak for different cities along its path at EclipseWise.

This evening, look for the first quarter moon as it glides through the constellation Taurus, the bull. As soon as darkness falls on the 28th, look for the majestic constellation Leo to rise above the eastern horizon. The nearly full moon will seem to perch just above the star Regulus, which marks the heart of the heavenly lion.

The star will even appear to glide behind the moon for observers in most of eastern Canada and the northeastern United States. Mankind to Mars presentations. Follow him on Twitter , and Facebook. Read Caption. A partial solar eclipse shines over the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on November 3, By Andrew Fazekas.

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So, dust off those binoculars and mark your February calendar! The Alpha Centaurid meteors appear to radiate from their namesake constellation. Illustration by A. Since the solar eclipse occurs in your 11th house of friendship, you might find yourself getting sucked in to some drama. Your friends might involve you in a situation you don't want to be involved in or you might feel like it's irresistible not to get involved.

Either way, stay aware of your impulsive, hot-headed tendencies this week, Aries, and think twice before doing something that makes things worse. Prepare for an unpleasant reveal within your family, Taurus. The solar eclipse is likely to cause the truth to slip from someone's mouth and you're not going to like it. Change is something you tend to really hate, Taurus.

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This week, you should make a lot of plans that you can rely on for comfort. You'll get used to things again once the tension settles. The solar eclipse is going to mess with your 9th house of philosophy, shattering some of your preconceived notions about who you are. You might feel like you're not living well enough, like you're not going after your dreams, or maybe you'll even feel guilty about the way you've been living.

Don't fall into a downward spiral of negative thinking, Gemini.

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A lot of this is in your head. The best thing you can do right now is journal or talk to a trusted friend. If you've been keeping up with your horoscopes this month, Cancer, you'd know that lately, you and money aren't exactly on good terms. There's a chance a family member or significant other has been irresponsible with money in a way that hurts you.

The problem might also just come from your own lack of foresight. Maybe you've been spending too much or dipping in to your savings too often. This week, you should really sit down and come up with a plan to alleviate your financial stress. Stock up on nutritional ingredients and meal prep this week, Leo. Take your vitamins, keep up with your fitness regime, and pay attention to your overall health. The solar eclipse has the potential to negatively affect your energy levels and lead you in directions where you won't be kind to your body. Prepare in advance and establish protection for your mind, body, and health.