"2 Super Meetings: Our Moon With Venus, and; Our Moon With Mars"

Scheduled air date: 2004 Jan 19-25

The Waxing Crescent Moon and the brilliant planet Venus make a beautiful pair in the southwestern sky on the evening of the 24th.  A few evenings later on the 27th, the Moon pairs up with the red planet Mars.
(Shown about an hour after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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