A picturesque view of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and the Moon at dusk in Arizona's Superstition Mountains.
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Leonid meteor streaks through sky during meteor shower at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
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We all have been reminded at some time or other that mighty oaks from little acorns grow. But how often do we really look at this fruit in all its variety of size, shape, and styling?
ILLUSTRATION: JEAN GARDNER