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 ===== Visible Planets ===== ===== Visible Planets =====
  
-This is a list of visible planets and when they are visible throughout the next year. This list starts with June 2013...+This is a list of visible planets and when they are visible throughout the next year. This list starts with September ​2013...
  
-  ​Month    ^  ​Mercury ​ ​^ ​  ​Venus ​  ​^ ​  ​Mars ​   ^  Jupiter ​ ^  Saturn ​  ^ +  ​* Mercury - This little guy moves pretty quick. It takes a little less than 88 days to get around the sun. 
-|  Jun 2013  ​| ​ Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ |           ​| ​ Evening ​ | +    * Evening - You can see Mercury ​in the evening in September and October of 2013 and January, February, May, June, August, September and October of 2014 
- Jul 2013  |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ | +    * Morning - You can see Mercury in the morning in November and December of 2013 and February, March, April, June, July, October and November of 2014 
-|  Aug 2013  |  Morning ​ |  ​Evening ​ ​| ​ Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ | +  ​* Venus - Closest to the Earth in size and proximity, it also has an atmosphere that makes the surface too hot for life as we know it. 
-|  Sep 2013  ​| ​ Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ | +    ​* ​Evening ​- Find Venus in the evenings of September through December of 2013 and November and December of 2014 
-|  Oct 2013  |  Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  ​Morning ​ ​|  ​Morning ​ ​| ​ Evening ​ | +    ​* ​Morning ​- Venus becomes the Morning ​Star from January through October of 2014 
- Nov 2013  |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Morning ​ | +  ​* Mars - Only about half the size of our Earth, and about one third the gravity, Mars is cold and red. But it is also a great place for research. 
-|  Dec 2013  |  Morning ​ |  ​Evening ​ ​| ​ Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ | +    ​* ​Evening ​- The Red Planet can be seen in the evenings from April through December of 2014 
- +    ​* Morning - You can see Mars in the morning from September 2013 through April 2014 
-^   ​Month ​   ^  Mercury ​ ^   ​Venus ​  ​^ ​  Mars    ​^ ​ ​Jupiter ​ ​^ ​ Saturn ​  ^ +  Jupiter ​- The largest planet of our Solar System, we recognize the large red spot that dominates the surface of this planet 
-|  Jan 2014  |  ​Evening ​ ​|  ​Morning  ​|  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ | +    ​* ​Evening ​- See Jupiter in the evening from November 2013 through June 2014  
-|  Feb 2014  |  ​Evening ​ ​| ​ Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ | +    * Morning ​- Jupiter will be a morning planet from September 2013 through January 2014 and August through December 2014 
-|  Mar 2014  ​| ​ Morning ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ | +  * Saturn - The butterscotch-colored planet with a very vibrant ring. This is my favorite planet to view through a telescope. 
-|  Apr 2014  |  ​Morning ​ ​| ​ Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  Morning ​ | +    ​* ​Evening ​- Saturn is visible in the evening in September 2013 and from March through September of 2014 
-|  May 2014  ​| ​ Evening ​ |  Morning ​ |  Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |  Evening ​ |+    ​* ​Morning ​- See Saturn in the morning from December 2013 through July 2014