Morning Planets Venus and Mars shine brightly in the sky before sunrise. Venus is low in the east, while Mars is in the southern sky.
Look for Venus, crescent moon, and Sirius in the eastern sky before sunrise.
Bright Jupiter and Saturn shine from the southeastern sky after sunset during August 2020.
Mars begins its planetary dance as it nears its closest approach to Earth and its opposition with the sun.
Brilliant planet Venus is moving through the “club” region of Orion. Tomorrow it moves into Gemini.
Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter are making their final appearance together during 2020.
Brilliant Venus and Mars shine in the morning sky. Venus is in Orion and the gibbous moon appears near Mars.
Opposing crescent moons are visible across eastern North America on the morning of August 18 and evening of August 19.
Venus and Mars shine from the morning sky before sunrise. Venus moves into Orion, while Mars marches eastward in Pisces.
Look for bright Jupiter and Saturn in the southeast during the hours following sunset.
Venus as a Morning Star Gallery 2020-2021
Venus and the moon make a spectacular scene before sunrise on August 15. Artists and photographers can create inspiring interpretations of the view.
The helical rising (annual first appearance) of Sirius in the morning sky is a spectacular sight. From the mid-latitudes, Sirius can be spotted for the first time during mid-August.
Brilliant Morning Star Venus shines brightly in the morning sky during 2020 and early 2021.
Mars is at opposition, October 13, 2020.
The 2020 Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn is the closest conjunction of these giant planets since their conjunction in 1623.