This morning Venus and Jupiter appeared through hazy skies in the Chicago area at 4:30 a.m. CDT, making the two planets appear about the same brightness. To see more details about Venus as a Morning Star, click here. (Click the image… Read More ›
Venus and Jupiter are emerging into bright morning twilight. This image made at 4:45 a.m. on June 26 shows Venus just above the trees and Jupiter slightly higher. (Click image to make it larger.)
The moon is higher tonight than last night and closer to Venus. This 15-second exposure, made at 8:35 p.m., includes an airplane that was moving left to right toward the Chicago airports.