Brilliant Morning Star Venus shines from the eastern sky this morning during twilight. Dimmer Mars appears 4 degrees to the lower left of Venus. Regulus is now 10 degrees above Venus. Venus passed the star a week ago.
Venus passes Mars in a week!
For more information about sky watching events:
- 2017, October 5: Venus-Mars Conjunction
- 2017, November 13: Venus-Jupiter Epoch Conjunction
- 2017 Evening Planets
- 2017 Morning Planets
- Venus as a Morning Star, 2017
- Chart and Image Collection
- Jupiter’s Year with Spica: A Triple Conjunction
- 2018: Mars Perihelic Opposition
- 2017-2019: Mars Observing Year with a Perihelic Opposition, July 27, 2018