Moon and Venus are spectacular in morning sky!
by Jeffrey L. Hunt
The moon appears 3.4° to the upper left of Venus this morning among the stars of western Gemini.
This evening, locate Jupiter and Saturn in the southeastern sky after sunset.
The first sightings of Sirius by the unaided eye occur during the next few mornings about 45 minutes before sunrise.
Here is a daily summary about the planets during August.
The moon and Mars appear together for the second time during the month on October 29, 2020.
On the night of October 2-3, 2020, the moon appears near Mars .
During October 2020, Mars appears as a very bright star in the eastern evening sky and western morning sky. Mars is closest to Earth on October 6, and at opposition a week later. The moon passes the planet twice, October 3 and October 29.