See it! Moon sweeps past Jupiter
The bright moon swept past bright Jupiter this week, and now it’s headed for Mars and Saturn. The moon and Jupiter were closest on the nights of April 2 and 3, but people around the globe are still seeing them – ascending in the eastern part of the sky beginning around mid- to late evening, well up before dawn – and you can see them, too. Just watch for the moon! The bright object nearby is Jupiter. Meanwhile, Mars and Saturn were in conjunction on April 2, and they’re still very close in the hours before dawn. The moon will pass near them this weekend.
Bottom line: Photos of the moon and Jupiter, April 2018.