The gibbous moon appears between the planets Saturn and Mars Saturday night.
Monday night’s full moon, the Daffodil Moon, appears between the zodiacal constellations Libra and Virgo.
The brightest planet in our sky, Venus, now hugs close to the western horizon at sunset.
Summer constellations are rising in the east in the early evening. Overhead the sky is strewn with the stars of spring, and there is plenty to see.
Saturday morning, in the hour before most awake, three celestial objects appear close together in the southern sky.
Saturday we have a full moon, a blue moon.
On Sunday night, about an hour after sunset there are three celestial objects close to the western horizon.
Those rising early Friday morning will discover the crescent moon low in the south-southeastern sky.
Take a moment this weekend to look towards the western sky just after sunset.
Two of the sun’s closest planets Venus and Mercury appear low in our western sky in the week ahead.
If the skies are clear you have a pretty good chance of seeing the thin crescent moon above the bright planet Venus.
Friday morning a thin crescent moon appears in the southeastern sky before sunrise.