Brilliant morning star Venus shines in the eastern sky with the crescent moon this morning, The nearly 27 day-old moon is about 6.5 degrees to the upper right of Venus.
Notice the earthshine on the moon this morning. Sunlight reflected from our planet gently illuminates the moon’s night.
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