Venus and Mars This Morning, December 11, 2015


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Brilliant Venus gleams from the southeastern sky this morning.  Dimmer Mars is distinctly reddish, appears 20 degrees to the upper right of Venus.  In 10 days, Mars passes Spica.  This morning Mars is about 8 degrees to the upper right of the star.

For more information about the morning planets:

For more about the planets in the morning sky see:

Venus as a Morning Star, 2015-2016

December’s Morning Planets 2015

Mars Passes Spica, December 21, 2015

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