Venus-Moon Conjunction

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(credit: Mike Lynch)

Tonight and tomorrow night there’s going to be a nice conjunction between the new crescent moon and the bright planet Venus.

Look in the low west northwestern sky the west northwestern sky toward the end of evening twilight. Tonight it might be a little challenging to see the very thin crescent moon to the lower left Venus.

Venus itself is crescent shaped with the crescent facing the left. You might actually see the crescent shape of Venus with the naked eye, certainly with binoculars.

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