Letters To The Editor - Planets pass earlier than stated in column


A mistake this tiny does not detract in the least from Marty Scott's fun "night sky wanderers" column in the Union-Bulletin on March 30.

Still, who can resist a poke in the ribs of a good teacher, to momentarily ease the strain of concentration on the lesson.

Daylight time adds one hour to the clock; therefore, all the times are greater by one than standard. Mars is due south at 11 p.m. daylight time, which would be 10 p.m. standard, not midnight.

It was really cool watching Jupiter and Venus, the two brightest, pass right next to each other. Thanks, Mr. Scott.

Jim Thorn


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