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Jupiter and the four Galilean moons. From left: Europa, Jupiter, Io, Ganymede, Callisto. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpstanley/497884413/">Jeremy Stanley</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Jupiter and the four Galilean moons. From left: Europa, Jupiter, Io, Ganymede, Callisto. Photo: Jeremy Stanley, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

News of the cosmos: perihelion, Jupiter's moons and more

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In the deep, deep of winter, we've lost our view of Venus, but we're gaining daylight. St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue reminds Martha Foley of the good news about spring: as ever after the Solstice, the new season is technically on the way.

And she notes some of the highlights of the January night sky. It's a great time to take a look for Jupiter in the east in the early evening. And with good binoculars, she says, you can see the four moons Galilieo found in January, 1610.

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