Under the brightness of a First Quarter phase moon, Venus gleams brilliantly in the west. This week this bright planet approaches and passes the planet Uranus. This evening Venus is 6.3° to the lower right of Uranus. Use a binocular to locate Uranus in the star field.
Venus passes to the right of Uranus. The separation is about 2.3°, about one-third of tonight’s separation.
Here’s more information about Venus this week.