See Venus and the crescent moon pair off in the night sky this weekend


Summer is a great time to catch up on some stargazing. 

The nights are warm, and in most parts of the world, there’s usually something to see after the sun goes down. This weekend is no exception. 

On Sunday, Venus and the crescent moon will meet in the night sky not long after sunset, creating a beautiful sight for anyone with nice weather and a clear view. 

“You won’t want to miss this,” Diana Hannikainen, observing editor of Sky & Telescope magazine, said in a statement. “These are the two brightest objects in the nighttime sky.” Read more…

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