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2021, January 3-5: Morning Moon

Crescent moon and Venus

Venus and the crescent moon. Notice the "earthshine" on the night portion of the moon.

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2021: January 3-5: The waning moon appears in front of the stars of Leo and Virgo before sunrise.

January 3-5, 2021:  The gibbous moon appears near Leo and Virgo in the southwest before sunrise.

by Jeffrey L. Hunt

During the mornings of January 3-5, the waning moon appears in the southwest before sunrise.

Venus is low in the southeast at this time.

Read about Venus during January.

The moon appears farther eastward each morning as it approaches Venus for a picturesque pose on the morning of January 11.

Here’s what to look for each morning:

Read more about the planets during January.

2021, October 29 – November 1, Lion Moon

October 29 – November 1, 2021:  The crescent moon moves in front of the stars of Leo in the eastern sky before sunrise.  Watch the moon appear lower and the phase shrink (wane) each morning. Also note that there is no Full moon on Halloween this year!

2021, October 25:  Caught Between the Horns

October 25, 2021: This morning the bright gibbous moon seems to be caught between the horns of Taurus.  Mercury is making its best morning appearance.  The planet pack – Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn are in the evening sky.

2021, October 24: Saturn Inches Toward Jupiter

October 24, 2021:  Saturn is at its closest to Jupiter as the Jovian Giant picks up eastward speed.  The morning moon and Mercury are visible before sunrise.  Brilliant Evening Star Venus, Saturn, and Jupiter are in the sky after sunset.

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