Venus in the Evening

Magnificent Venus returned to the evening sky in July 2016 and will remain dominant in the Western sky until March 2017.

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2016-09-03: Venus and the young crescent Moon (with earthshine).
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2016-11-05: Moon & Venus.
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2016-10-24: Venus in the western sky as the stars come out.
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2016-12-28: Venus in the clouds – 2
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2016-11-03: Venus (left upper) , Moon (right) & Saturn (just above the tree).
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2016-12-28: Venus in the clouds – 1
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2016-10-24: Venus, Antares & Saturn in a triangle. Saturn is 6.8 degrees above Venus to the right. Antares is 4.1 degrees above Venus to the left. Also visible (lower left) are two of the stars of Scorpius.
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2016-12-28 Venus in the Clouds 3.jpg

All images © R.Powell


 

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