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 What is the brightest object in the night sky?

Answer The moon, illuminated by reflections of the sun's light, appears as the brightest object in the night sky, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Both its terrae (light are... Read More »
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What is the brightest object in the night sky in Sacramento?

The brightest natural object in the night skies over Sacramento, or anywhere else, is the moon. However, it does not give off its own light; It reflects light from the sun.References:NASA Worldbook... Read More »
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What is the brightest planet in the night sky?

Venus is the brightest planet in the night sky and is distinguished from bright stars because it doesn't twinkle. Venus is the second brightest object in the night sky after the moon.Source:Nine Pl... Read More »
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What is the brightest star in the winter night sky?

Sirius, a name that comes from "seirius," Greek for "searing" or "scorching," is the brightest star in the winter night sky. Sirius is part of the constellation Canis Major and is also called the D... Read More »
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What planet is the second brightest in the night sky?

The planet Jupiter is typically the second brightest in the night sky. Mars surpasses Jupiter in brightness every 18 years when Mars' orbit brings it especially close to Earth. Venus is the brighte... Read More »
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