Brilliant Morning Star Venus shines from the eastern sky during morning twilight. Mercury joins Venus as a morning planet. The speedy planet is to the lower left of the star Spica that is below Venus. The morning bright gibbous moon forms a long line with Procyon and Sirius. In the evening sky, bright Mars shines from the east while Jupiter and Saturn are in the south-southwest.
Morning Star Venus continues to brightly shine as “that bright star in the east” each morning before sunrise. Venus and Mercury continue their morning waltz through Spica. Evening planets Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn slowly dance through the stars.
Bright Morning Star Venus waltzes through Virgo in the eastern morning sky as Mercury joins the view. In the evening bright Mars is in the eastern sky. In the southwest, Jupiter continues to dance toward Saturn as a prelude to the Great Conjunction of December 21, 2020.
The Red Planet’s retrograde motion ends during mid-November. The planet slowly resumes its eastward direction among the dim stars of Pisces. Bright Mars is visible in the east-southeastern sky after sunset during November.
Mercury begins to join Morning Star Venus in the eastern sky before sunrise. The moon is in the morning sky in the west. Three evening planets are found after sunset, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Mars is in the east-southeast and the Jupiter – Saturn pair is in the south-southwest after sunset. Today is a heliocentric conjunction for Jupiter and Saturn.
Brilliant Venus continues to shine brightly in the morning sky. Venus is “that bright star” in the southeastern sky before sunrise. Venus steps eastward in Virgo as Mercury makes its best morning appearance for the year. The crescent moon joins the bright inner planets on November 12 and November 13.
Speedy Mercury joins Morning Star Venus in the eastern sky before sunrise. The first rock from the sun is entering the morning sky for its best appearance of the year. In the evening, Mars shines in the eastern sky, while in the south-southwest Jupiter edges toward its Great Conjunction with Saturn on December 21, 2020.
The brilliant Morning Star Venus continues to step through Virgo. It is that “bright star in the eastern sky” before sunrise. This morning Venus is near Beta Virginis. In the evening sky, the gibbous moon is between Mars and Jupiter, and near the star Fomalhaut. Mars is in the east-southeast. Jupiter and Saturn are in the east-southeast.
Before sunrise catch the two planets inside Earth’s orbit, Mercury and Venus, the eastern sky.
The five bright planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter – are strung across the plane of the solar system from the east-northeast horizon to the southwest skyline. Simultaneously, five planets are visible.