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.
January 29, 2021: The moon blocks the star Eta Leonis from parts of the Western Hemisphere during the early evening.
January 26, 2021: Visible high in the south after sunset, Mars is in Aries heading for an early March conjunction with the Pleiades star cluster.
Depending on the latitude, the time of equal light and equal darkness occurs during early February.