The waxing crescent Moon still hangs close to Venus in the evening twilight tonight. Look for fainter Mars closer to the horizon, the Pleiades higher in the sky and for Earthshine on the unlit surface of the Moon.
(Click on an image to enlarge.)
Images courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
Good opportunity to see Earthshine on the waxing crescent Moon after sunset. (Evening sky. See image above.)
Events in bold involve objects and/or events that are easily visible with the naked eye.
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Learn more about every upcoming astronomical event in 2015 An Astronomical Year (Kindle eBook) and The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) (Kindle eBook) and The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) (Paperback Edition).
The Amateur Astronomer’s Notebook allows astronomers to log 150 observing sessions and includes an appendix of hundreds of suggested deep sky objects.
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