The Old Moon Meets Mars and Mercury in Morning, Maybe Many Meteors, Venus Kisses Jupiter, and Seeing the Seven Sisters!

Meteor Showers This Week 🌠

( Find the Alpha Monocerotids meteor shower in the sky above you with the free stargazing app Star Walk 2 for iOS and Android. )

The Moon and Planets 🌘✨

The moon will spend this week in the latter stages of its monthly trip around the Earth. For observers the world over, our natural satellite will start the week as a slightly more than half-illuminated orb, and end the week as a slim waning crescent in the pre-dawn east.

( Close approach of the Moon and the Beehive Cluster viewed in the free stargazing app Star Walk 2 for iOS and Android. )
( Mercury, Mars and the bright star Spica in a nice upright line in the sky. You can find the rise and set time for celestial objects in the free stargazing app Star Walk 2 for iOS and Android.)
( Close approach of Venus and Jupiter low in the southwestern sky. A view from the free stargazing app Star Walk 2 for iOS and Android. )
( A view of the ringed planet Saturn and its moons in the free Solar Walk 2 app for iOS and Android. )

Seeing the Seven Sisters 🌌✨

( The open star cluster known as The Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters, in the constellation of Taurus. Identify it in the sky above you with the free stargazing app Star Walk 2 for iOS and Android. )

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