Venus This Evening, December 1, 2013 Jeffrey L. Hunt 8 years ago Advertisements Brilliant Venus gleams from the southwestern sky this evening as seen from the Chicago area (Click the image to see it larger.) This week Venus reaches its greatest brightness during this evening appearance. Read more about the planets this month. Read more about Venus as an Evening Star. Share this:Print Related2017, November 13: Venus-Jupiter Conjunction! #astronomyIn "Astronomy"Venus This Evening, December 27, 2013In "Astronomy"Venus, Saturn and Mercury This Morning, December 12, 2012In "Astronomy"