Brilliant Venus and the moon shine from the eastern sky this morning as seen from the Chicago area. The pair is about 8 degrees apart. During the next few weeks Venus appears at its brightest, although it rises during twilight.
For more information about the planets see:
- 2017 Evening Planets
- 2017 Morning Planets
- Venus as a Morning Star, 2017
- Chart and Image Collection
- Jupiter’s Year with Spica: A Triple Conjunction