Crescent Moon joins Venus in the evening twilight sky

December 26, 2011 | By | Add a Comment
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Look low above the Western horizon tomorrow as evening twilight ends (Tuesday 27 December 2011) to see Venus and a slim crescent Moon.

Above: Venus and the Crescent Moon. Finder chart made using Stellarium. Chart prepared for an observer based in Canberra, Australia for 7.30pm AEST (8.30 pm AEDT). The chart will also be useful for residents of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

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