Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Moon dancing with Venus and Jupiter

For the last couple of nights we had a bit of a lunar spectacle in the early evening sky.

Looking to the west the moon was flanked by two bright stars. To the left and slightly above the moon was Venus, the evening star, and below to the right was Jupiter.


  1. Well I never, we were looking at the same planets its amazing,isnt it, lovely shot we had bloomin rain here so no camera for me :-(, Thank you for your blog wisdom, I think I am back to normal-ish, Harriet has been sent to bed early,!!!

  2. Nice work - for us in Australia it was the other way around, just like a smiley face!