Old moon, Venus, Mercury

The moon is sweeping past the planets Venus and Mercury in the morning sky now.

Waning crescent moon, earthshine, Venus & fainter Mercury, in twilight sky near a slim tower.

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Asthadi Setyawan in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, caught the waning crescent moon, bright Venus and faint Mercury (lower left) on May 2, 2019. Thank you, Asthadi!

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Deborah Byrd