Two planets, Venus and Mars are in the western sky at the close of the year 2016.
Winter’s arrival at 5:44 a.m. on Wednesday will be closely followed by the Ursid meteor shower.
The gibbous moon is in the zodiacal constellation Pisces Friday night.
On Sunday night the crescent moon appears close to the red planet Mars.
Three planets hover in our western sky in the weeks ahead.
Friday's bright gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Gemini.
The next full moon is being heralded as the closest full moon we’ve seen since 1948.
Saturday night’s crescent moon appears near the bright planet Mars.
The ringed planet was a mainstay in our southern sky for a long time this year.