Venus Passes Mars, November 2, 2015


Brilliant Morning Star Venus is passing Mars in the eastern sky as seen from the Chicago area. This morning they are 3/4 degree (47′) apart.  Tomorrow they are closest.  Bright Jupiter is 6.5 degrees to the upper right of Venus.

For more information about the planets in the morning sky:

A Sky Full of Planets in the Morning Sky in 2015

Venus as a Morning Star, 2015-2016

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