Taurus Treats, Two Evening Comets, the Moon Meets Planets at Dawn and Dusk, and Mars Nudges Neptune!

(Above: Christopher Go of Cebu, Philippines took this image of Comet 46P/Wirtanen on December 2, 2018 using a Nikon camera on a tracking mount.)
(Above: The path of Comet 46P/Wirtanen during the week of December 2–9, 2018, as shown at 6 pm local time. Each yellow circle represents 6 hours of time.)
(Above: The old crescent moon will land above Venus on the morning of Monday, December 3, as shown here for 5 am local time.)
(Above: Mars will be located a three finger widths to the lower right (west) of Neptune this week)
(Taurus is one of a handful of distinctive winter constellations that are easy to recognize with unaided eyes.)

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