2022, June 10: Earliest Sunrise, Bright Evening Moon

June 10, 2022: Today four morning planets shine in the east before sunrise.  Today is the earliest sunrise time.  The bright evening moon is between Spica and the Scorpion’s pincers.

2021, September 23:  Venus Passes a Claw

September 23, 2021:  Three bright planets shine in the sky during the early evening.  Brilliant Venus is in the southwestern sky after sunset.  This evening it passes Zubenelgenubi – “the southern claw.”  Bright Jupiter and Saturn are in the southeastern sky during the early evening.