2017, August: Venus


Venus:  August 2, 2017

Venus: August 13, 2017

Venus:  August 19, 2017

Venus is “that bright star” in the predawn sky.  During August 2017, Venus rises about 3 hours before sunrise and the beginning of twilight.

On the morning of August 19, the waning crescent moon appears about 4.5 degrees to the lower left of Venus.

As summer turns into fall, Venus passes Regulus, Mars, Spica and Jupiter.  The articles  linked below provide more details about these events.

For more information about sky watching events:

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