Venus and Jupiter This Morning, August 13, 2014


Brilliant Venus and bright Jupiter appear low in the eastern sky this morning. (Click the image to see it larger.)  Jupiter is emerging from the sun’s glare as it passed conjunction on July 24.  Venus is rapidly fading into bright morning twilight.  Venus is rapidly moving eastward and overtakes Jupiter on August 18.  During the next few mornings the pair appear closer each morning. This morning they are about 5 degrees apart.

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