adventures in nature

Posts tagged “planets

2015 Nov 05 planets

Venus shines bright in the time just before the light of dawn to the south east, coming within 1 degree of faint Mars which lies far from us in its orbit, appearing much further away, while Jupiter hangs above them. The moon draws closer to the triad as it fades the next few days …

Venus shines bright at the lower left, with Mars just to its left – Jupiter shines above them, and the star Regulus shines equidistant between Jupiter and the waning quarter Moon

Venus shines brightest in the lower left of this frame, with Mars very close to it (slight red color) – Jupiter above