Venus Passes Spica, November 30, 2015


Brilliant Morning Star Venus continues its eastward orbital motion compared to the starry background.  On the morning of November 30, 2015, the brilliant planet passes about 4 degrees from Spica.  Two other planets, Mars and Jupiter, appear above Venus.  Mars is 14 degrees to the upper right of Venus and Jupiter is nearly 20 degrees beyond Mars.

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