A Christmas Star Will Light Up The Wyoming Sky For The First Time In Centuries
For astronomers, stargazers, and anyone who likes when the days begin to get longer, the Winter Solstice is a reason to celebrate. This year, though, the traditional holiday takes a back seat to a rare phenomenon known as the Christmas Star. For the first time in eight centuries, you’ll be able to see Jupiter and Saturn nearly perfectly in line.
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Find your best stargazing spot by checking the Dark Site Finder map, and make plans to keep your eyes on the skies the evening of the winter solstice, when the Christmas Star will be visible.
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