2020, February 22: Brilliant Venus Shines in the Southwest

Venus in Southwest, February 22, 2020

Brilliant Venus shines from the southwest this evening.  It is near the star Epsilon Piscium.  Venus rapidly moves away from the star and near dimmer stars in Pisces.

The planet is setting nearly 4 hours after sunset, shining low in western sky as evening twilight ends.

Here is the planet one night later:

Venus moves through Pisces
2020, February 23: Venus moves between two stars in Pisces.

For more information about Venus in the evening sky click the following:

Venus as an Evening Star (Feature article)

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