The Moon and Venus

This evening a pretty crescent Moon will be about 8° north of Venus. The brilliant pair will be high in the southern sky at sunset, rather hard to miss if you take a moment to look up. Take note of how far the planet is from the Sun, Venus is currently near maximum elongation, which occurred on October 31st.

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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