The Moon, Mars and Venus Form a Triad in the Evening

Click on an image to enlarge. Images created using the Mobile Observatory app for Android – http://zima.co/

 

January 31st, 2017

The waxing Moon is now at its best as it forms a very nice triad with Venus and Mars. If you’re into photography then this could provide an excellent opportunity to snap this dual planetary conjunction with our lunar companion. Regardless of your skills with a camera, this view should be attractive to anyone with clear skies this evening. Mark it on your calendar to ensure you don’t miss out!

 

Adapted from 2017: The Night Sky Sights (available in the U.S., and the United Kingdom) and 2017: An Astronomical Year (available in the U.S., and the United Kingdom.) For an easy guide to learn the constellations in the night sky, try my book, Signposts to the Stars (see image and links below.)

 

The Astronomical Almanac 2015-2019

Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope

2017: An Astronomical Year 2017: The Night Sky Sights The Astronomical Almanac (2015-2019) Signposts to the Stars

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Details of all available books across the world can be found here or by visiting the author’s page on Amazon. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact me at astronomywriter “at” gmail.com

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