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Marcy Curran

Venus and Mercury pair up on December 28

Venus and Mercury pair up on the evenings of December 28 an 29, 2022. After sunset, start watching in the sunset direction for Venus, then look for Mercury nearby.

Moon near Saturn December 25 and 26

Look for a slender waxing crescent moon near Saturn on the evenings of December 25 and 26, 2022. Saturn is in the dim constellation Capricornus the Sea Goat.

Moon near Mercury and Venus on Christmas Eve

No matter where you live worldwide, look for the thin crescent moon near Mercury and Venus on the evening of December 24, 2022.

Moon near Crown of Scorpius December 21

A waning crescent moon - glowing beautifully with earthshine - joins the three stars that make up the Crown of Scorpius on the morning of December 21, 2022.

Moon near Spica on December 18

Look for the waning crescent moon near Spica on the morning of December 18, 2022. Spica is the brightest star in Virgo the Maiden.

Moon near Saturn November 28 and 29

Find the crescent moon near Saturn on the evenings of November 28 and 29, 2022. Saturn can lead you to the arrowhead shape of stars making up Capricornus.

Moon near Teapot – toward Milky Way center – tonight

On the evenings of November 25 and 26, 2022, you can see the very young waxing crescent moon near the Teapot of Sagittarius.

1st of 5 new supermoons in a row starting today

We will have 5 new supermoons in a row, starting on November 23, 2022. The January 21, 2023, new supermoon will be the closest new moon until 2145. Wow!

Moon and Spica on November 20 and 21

Catch the old crescent moon and Spica before sunrise on November 20 and 21, 2022. Also look for the beautiful glow of earthshine on the thin crescent moon.

Moon near Mercury on October 23 and 24

On the morning of October 23, 2022, the crescent moon points to Mercury near the horizon. Then on October 24, look for the moon near Mercury in the morning sky.