Jan 1, 2017 ... Here's how to see all five naked-eye planets visible in January's night sky.
5 days ago ... Venus, the brightest planet, blazes in the west first thing at dusk, and .... at late
night and soars to its highest point in the sky at or near dawn.
Venus is the brightest planet in the night sky. It is the second-brightest object
visible to the naked eye after the moon and is visible in the hours just before
Venus is one of the brightest objects in the night sky. ... of the sunlight that
reaches it (about 70%) back into space, and because it is the closest planet to
The five brightest planets - Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn - have been
known since ancient times and can easily be seen with the naked eye if one ...
In this chart, three of the large moons of the planet – Io, Europa, and Callisto –
are ... Mercury, Saturn, and a handful of brighter stars are fading in the twilight.
Dec 22, 2016 ... Cassiopeia in the night sky ... The brightest planet shines at magnitude –4.4 and
shows up nicely from half an hour past sundown until it sets ...
Look for the bright planets. Although some of the planets may be in their
apparition period, they may be harder to see if they aren't one of the brighter
Jan 4, 2017 ... The evening sky is currently dominated by the planet Venus. ... As Venus is the
brightest planet, Sirius is the brightest night time star. Informally ...
This makes it easier to pick out the brighter patterns in the real sky. ... between
the two planets gets smaller as Venus gets higher each night closing in on Mars.