2020, August 15: Moon, Venus Morning View

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.

RECENT ARTICLES

Crescent moon, February 27, 2022.

2022, July 27: 4 Morning Planet, Bright Stars

July 27, 2022: Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and a thin crescent moon are in the sky before daybreak. The morning eastern sky is filling with bright stars and constellations.

Keep reading
2022, June 24: The waning crescent moon.

2022, July 26: Morning Venus, Crescent Moon, Evening Dragon

July 26, 2022: The crescent moon makes a spectacular artistic display with Venus before sunrise. Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn arc across the sky above Venus. Draco is in the north after twilight ends.

Keep reading
Venus and crescent Moon, November 12, 2020

2022, July 25: Moon Nears Venus, Planet Parade Begins After Sundown

July 25, 2022: The thin crescent moon is nearly caught between the Bull’s horns before daybreak.  The four bright planets – Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn – nearly span the sky before daybreak.

Keep reading


Categories: Astronomy

Tags: , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: