Sun and Moon Rise & Set
The Night Sky
Friday (8): Venus is prominent in the western sky at dusk. To its upper left are Saturn and, farther on, Regulus. To Venus’ lower right are Pollux and Castor. Mercury is far below them in early twilight.
Sunday (10th): Mars below the waning crescent Moon in the east at dawn.
Tuesday (12th): The Moon is at perigee.
Saturday (16th): The crescent Moon hangs in the west-northwest at dusk. Venus is to the Moon’s upper left. Saturn and, farther on, Regulus, are to Venus’ upper left.
Sunday (17th): The Moon, Venus, Saturn, and Regulus are lined up in the west this evening, in that order from lower right to upper left.