January 15, 2022: Saturn and Mercury are slowly fading into bright twilight. Jupiter stands in the southwest after sunset. The bright moon is farther eastward. Morning Star Venus is beginning to appear with Mars before sunrise.
January 14, 2022: Brilliant Morning Star Venus is emerging from bright twilight to appear in the eastern sky before sunrise. Mars is visible earlier during twilight. Three bright planets – Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury – and the moon are in the early evening sky.
2022, January 19-22: The bright moon appears near the stars of Leo.
2022: The morning sky is full of planet activity. Morning Star Venus passes Mars, Saturn and Jupiter. Look eastward for the dance of planets before sunrise during the year.
During 2022, Morning Star Venus puts on a magnificent dance with Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and the moon in eastern sky before sunrise. Next Event: Venus, Mars, and the moon gather, January 29, 2022.
January 13, 2022: Mercury and Saturn are still close to their near-conjunction point. The gap between them is a little wider this evening. Jupiter is the “bright star” in the southwest, to the upper left of Saturn after sundown. The evening moon is in front of Taurus. In the morning, Mars continues its slow climb into the morning sky, while Venus is zipping through pre-dawn twilight
January 12, 2022: Mercury moves to 3.4° to Saturn. This quasi-conjunction, or near conjunction, of the two planets is visible in southwest about 45 minutes after sunset. Jupiter is to Saturn’s upper left. The bright moon is near the Pleiades. Before sunrise, look for Mars low in the southeast. Venus is becoming visible during bright twilight.
January 28, 2022: Within a few minutes, Sirius rises at sunset this evening. About two hours after sundown, find it in the southeastern sky with the other bright stars of Winter.
January 11-14, 2022: The moon moves from Aries into Taurus. On January 12, the lunar orb is near the Pleiades. It is near the Hyades on January 13. The moon is between the Bull’s horns on the next evening.
January 8, 2022: Venus passes between Earth and the sun – inferior conjunction – today. Mars continues its slow climb into the morning sky. Three bright planets – Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury – are in the southwest after sunset