Last night’s moon and Jupiter

People around the world saw the moon and Jupiter close together on December 18, 2013. After Venus set last night, they were the two brightest objects in the sky.

Jupiter and the moon on December 18, 2013, as captured by EarthSky Facebook friend Camila Marcondes at Praia de Ubatube (Ubatube Beach) in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thank you, Camila!

Jupiter and the moon on December 18, 2013, as captured by EarthSky Facebook friend Camila Marcondes at Praia de Ubatube (Ubatube Beach) in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thank you, Camila!

Deborah Byrd