Planets, stars you may be able to locate this week

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Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about where to look & if clouds will get in your way.

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DAYTON —Despite the cold temperatures you'll have to deal with, early birds may want to head out a few hours before dawn and try to find a planet.

The waning gibbous moon should be bright in the southwest sky and to the bottom right of the moon you should be able to see a very bright looking star which is actually Jupiter.

Near Jupiter will be an actual star called Spica. The clouds may make it hard to find but it is worth a try.

There is another planet that will be very bright at the end of you week, we will have the latest on that online and your WHIO Weather App.

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