Daily cosmobite: Jupiter and the Moon

Daily cosmobite: Jupiter and the Moon

Published by Nick Lomb on May 12, 2013 No Comments

Jupiter and the Moon_12 May 2013_Nick LombThe giant planet Jupiter can be seen low in the north-west sky each evening, but by the end of the month it will have disappeared into the twilight. Tonight the crescent Moon, a little less thin than yesterday when it was near Venus, is to the left or west of the planet.

Jupiter and the Moon at 6:00 pm on 12 May 2013. Drawing Nick Lomb

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