View Full Version : Venus Blazes Beside the Moon

2005-Sep-10, 10:36 AM
SUMMARY: If you have clear skies on the early evening of Monday, February 23, get outside and look to the West for a beautiful sight. You can't miss Venus and a crescent Moon blazing in the Western sky, right beside each other. The Moon will only have 15% of its surface illuminated, and Venus is so bright right now, that the two objects may look equally bright. You might even be able to see the reflected light of the Earth shining on the Moon, revealing its complete circular shape. Don't miss it.

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