In Vineyard Skies: Mud Moon
This weekend’s full moon, the Mud Moon, will dominate our evening skies.
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In Vineyard Skies: First Quarter Moon
Friday night’s first quarter moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus, in the head of the bull.
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In Vineyard Skies: A Month with Venus
The brightest planet in our western sky early at night sure has received a lot of attention.
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In Vineyard Skies: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Friday night’s full moon, the snow moon, will be shaded slightly by the Earth.
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In Vineyard Skies: First Quarter Moon
Friday night's first quarter moon appears high in the west, and is entering the zodiacal constellation Taurus, the mythological bull.
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In Vineyard Skies: Moon, Venus and Mars

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 two planets, Venus and Mars. The moon gets even closer to Venus on Wednesday night, the first night of February.

There is no mistaking Venus, the brightest planet in the sky. Finding Mars takes a little more effort. Mars is considerably fainter and the farthest of the three.

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In Vineyard Skies: Last Quarter Moon
Friday night’s last quarter moon rises in the eastern sky near midnight.
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In Vineyard Skies: Gibbous Moon and Jupiter
On Wednesday night, a few hours after sunset, the gibbous moon rises in the eastern sky.
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First Sunset of the New Year
There will be a pretty scene in the western sky after sunset Sunday. The moon, Venus and Mars appear fairly close together.
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In Vineyard Skies: End of the Year Planets
Two planets, Venus and Mars are in the western sky at the close of the year 2016.
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