Sunday Brings a Punymoon and Rare Double Spots on Jupiter, Mercury at Max Visibility!

The Moon and Planets

The moon will occupy the evening sky worldwide during this entire week, while it transitions from a “puny” full moon tonight to last quarter next Monday. Meanwhile, the Earth’s neighboring planets, Venus and Mars, will both increase in visibility as they move farther from the evening and morning sun, respectively. And Mercury will reach peak visibility, too. Here are your Skylights!