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Moon is waning, but Venus is waxing!

Dennis Chabot of POSNE NightSky caught Venus in the east before dawn on the morning of November 4, 2018. Telescopically, you can see that Venus is a crescent. That’s because it passed between us and the sun on October 26 … and its fully illuminated side, or day side, is still facing mostly away from us.

Read more: Watch for the waning moon and Venus

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November 4, 2018
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