2017, February 1: Venus, Mars & the Moon

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Brilliant Venus shines through thin clouds this evening.  Dimmer Mars is 5.5 degrees to the upper left of Venus and the Moon is 11.5 degrees above Mars.  The planets are closest on February 3.  Venus does not pass Mars at this appearance.

For more information about the Venus-Mars encounters and other planet observations, see these articles:



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