Friday night’s full moon, the snow moon, will be shaded slightly by the Earth.
Friday night's first quarter moon appears high in the west, and is entering the zodiacal constellation Taurus, the mythological bull.
On Tuesday night, three bright celestial objects hang high in the western sky in a close triangle after sunset. The thin crescent moon appears near...
Friday night’s last quarter moon rises in the eastern sky near midnight.
On Wednesday night, a few hours after sunset, the gibbous moon rises in the eastern sky.
The Earth’s two closest planets, Mars and Venus, appear low in the southwestern sky after sunset.
There will be a pretty scene in the western sky after sunset Sunday. The moon, Venus and Mars appear fairly close together.
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.

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