Moon – Venus/Mars Conjunction

   Saturday November 7th the 26-day old thin waning crescent Moon will be within 1-2o from the planet Venus and 2-3o from Mars as the three rise in the morning skies.

   I have been taking pictures of the planets during the past month whenever my work schedule and the weather allowed it. You can see how the planets, including Mercury, have shifted in their respective orbits during the past month. Click here to see the pictures.

   
   
   
   

Caution: Objects viewed with an optical aid are further than they appear.
Click here to go to the Qué tal in the Current Skies web site for more observing information for this month.

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