2018, June 1: Jupiter Shines From Southeast

Bright Jupiter, complimenting Venus in the western evening sky, shines from the south-southeastern sky this evening.  Now well past its opposition, Jupiter is passing Zubenelgenubi, in Libra.  Watch as Jupiter passes and moves away from the star.

For more about the bright evening planets, see these articles:

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2018, June 1: Venus Gleams in West

Brilliant Venus shines from the western sky this evening. Tonight it reaches its maximum setting interval after sunset. — 2 hours, 40 minutes — for this evening appearance.  Watch Venus this month pass the Gemini Twins and move past the Beehive star cluster.

For more about the bright evening planets, see these articles: