After a cloudy day, the crescent moon, Venus and Saturn shine from the southwestern sky during evening twilight as seen from the Chicago area. (Click the image to see it larger.) Tonight the moon is about 1.5 degrees from Venus and Saturn is 10 degrees to the upper left of the brilliant planet. Bright sky evening sky events this month:
- Moon and Saturn, September 9
- Venus and Saturn, September 19
- Venus and Zubenelgenubi, September 23
Click here to see a description of Venus as an Evening Star.
For more September sky events, click here.