2017, November 14: Venus and Jupiter #astronomy


Venus appears 1.4 degrees to the lower left of Jupiter this morning, one day after their epic (close) conjunction. Venus is moving toward its superior conjunction (January 9, 2018) and into the evening sky. Jupiter is heading toward its opposition (May 8, 2018).

The wider scene shows the planetary pair low, just above the trees and housetops.  The waning crescent moon over 30 degrees to the upper right of Venus.

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