Have you been watching Venus and the moon these past few mornings?
The moon and Venus rank as the brightest and second-brightest celestial bodies of nighttime, respectively, and these two luminaries have been standing out mightily in the early morning sky. It’s been an awesome sight!
If you’ve had a hard time getting up in time to see them, here are some views, from all around the world: Miss the moon and Venus this morning? Photos here
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.