• earthsky.org | 12/8/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    The moon and Venus on December 4 via Ainsley Bennett Photography. From the U.K.’s Isle of Wight, Ainsley Bennet wrote: Crescent - Moon - Planet - Venus - Night The crescent moon and the planet Venus...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/3/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Waning crescent moon sharing the sky with Venus (below) and Spica (right) on December 3, 2018 via Greg Diesel Walck Lunar and Landscape Photographer, in Mount Vernon, Virginia.
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  • earthsky.org | 12/3/2018 | Paul Scott Anderson
    Artist’s concept showing a comparison of the 7 planets orbiting the relatively nearby star TRAPPIST-1. All are similar to Earth in size, but – as yet – surface conditions on these distant worlds...
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  • earthsky.org | 11/13/2018 | Guy Ottewell
    Planets in space on November 14, 2018 – the day that Venus and the star Spica (not shown at this scale) appear closest in our sky. Notice that Venus is near our line of sight to the sun now.
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  • earthsky.org | 11/12/2018 | Larry Sessions
    Crescent Venus (left) and crescent moon, through a telescope, in daytime. Venus is the most commonly seen sky object seen in daytime, after the sun and moon. Image via NASA.
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  • earthsky.org | 11/12/2018 | Bruce McClure
    In late October 2018, the planet Venus transitioned out of the evening sky and into the morning sky. Now that it’s well into November 2018, this dazzling world has reclaimed its position as the...
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  • earthsky.org | 11/4/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Dennis Chabot of POSNE NightSky caught Venus in the east before dawn on the morning of November 4, 2018. Telescopically, you can see that Venus is a crescent. That’s because it passed between us and...
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  • earthsky.org | 11/3/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On the mornings of November 4, 5 and 6, 2018 – perhaps after staying out late or getting up early to look for Taurid meteors – let the waning crescent moon help guide your eye to the planet Venus at...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/10/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Venus passed its time of greatest brilliancy, when it appeared easily bright enough to be seen in the daytime, in late September. Patricio Leon in Santiago, Chile wrote on October 4, 2018: “The sun...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/23/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Photo by Gustavo Porto del Mello. Gustavo Porto del Mello wrote: Jupiter - Venus - Cloud - Twilight - Observatório Jupiter (higher) and Venus (framed by a cloud) at twilight seen from atop...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/20/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On and around September 20 and 21, 2018, look for the brightest planet, Venus, now looming low in the evening twilight, dazzlingly bright. It’s now Venus’ time of greatest brilliancy, a time when...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/13/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    Lunar 101-Moon Book wrote, “September 12, 2018: Moon, Venus, Jupiter, and me. I added a cloned moon about 3° from Jupiter to show the approximate location of the September 13 moon.
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  • earthsky.org | 9/11/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On September 11, 12 and 13, 2018, look west after sunset to spot the crescent moon, plus the planets Venus and Jupiter. You can’t miss them if your sky is clear! The moon, Venus and Jupiter rank as...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/2/2018 | Bruce McClure
    Throughout September, 2018, find an unobstructed horizon in the direction of sunset and watch for two brilliant planets and one bright star to pop out into the your western sky at dusk.
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  • earthsky.org | 8/27/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Prabhakaran A from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates captured the planet Venus at greatest eastern elongation – 45.9 degrees from the sun on our sky’s dome – on August 17, 2018.
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  • earthsky.org | 8/17/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On August 17, 2018, a glance up into the evening sky will show you a bright planet near the moon. That planet is Jupiter, biggest world in our solar system by far (more massive than all the other...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/15/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    The moon and Venus over Sabah, North Borneo on August 14, 2018, by Jenney Disimon. Henrique Feliciano Silva shared this wonderful image of Venus and the moon – plus the moon’s reflection – from...
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