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Old 11-18-11, 08:24 AM   #26
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There's a bright light overhead in the Fort Worth sky. Generally brighter and bigger than the few bright planets. It's not a star as it does not glimmer, however I'm pretty sure it's not a planet as it's been in the same region of the sky for longer than Venus is.

Is this the ISS? Anybody know of any good websites to confirm or look this up based upon location?

ALSO. If it were the ISS it would be moving. rapidly.
You sure it's not Sirius?
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.... Other than being completely wrong, you're correct.
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Old 11-18-11, 08:51 AM   #27
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While outside last night - just checking to make sure Jupiter was still there - a perfect arc of a shooting star crossed the sky - COOL!
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Old 11-18-11, 09:10 AM   #28
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Most likely it is the Space Battlehship Yamamoto.
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Old 11-18-11, 09:41 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by Pete In Az View Post
It's Jupiter.
I've been looking at it through my little telescope for a month or so now.
Yep. I took a pic of it on October 13th when it was next to the moon.

I took the low water crossing over the Trinity River during this morning's commute. As I was climbing out of the river channel, I was perfectly aligned to view Orion. The winter months are upon us.
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Old 11-23-11, 06:43 PM   #30
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Venus is up in the southwestern sky.

Look for the brightest "non moving" thing and that will be it.
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Old 11-23-11, 08:31 PM   #31
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Google Star Map is an app you might need.
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