Venus Shines Bright in the Night Sky

Sunrise holds the glimmering gem of the planet Venus this year from September to October. As the official beginning of autumn approaches, the magnitude brightness of the planet will only increase along with the sun rising later in the morning. Its intense brightness has caused some confusion among many spectators …

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Dazzling Celestial Dance Featuring Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon

They say two’s company, and three’s a crowd.  Well, in astronomical terms, the opposite is true!  The night sky holds three gems within very close proximity for the next few days: Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon. Easy to see in the western sky, recent twilights are dazzling with this wondrous …

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