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You can still see 4 evening planets

View larger. | Martin Marthadinata in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, caught the planets on September 8, 2018. He wrote: “Hi, EarthSky … I captured the 4 planets … it was a great moment and clear night sky.”

Thank you, Martin!

Read more: EarthSky’s guide to the bright planets

Watch for the moon to sweep by the planets Saturn and Mars from September 17 to 19. Read more.

Bottom line: September 2018 still has 4 bright planets visible after sunset.

September 16, 2018
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