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Moon Covers Venus Shortly

7 Dec 2015, 15:49 UTC
Moon Covers Venus Shortly
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The Moon will occult (i.e. move in front of and eclipse) the planet Venus today, as visible (yes, in daytime, if you have binoculars or a telescope) across the United States sometime between 11 and 12:45 this morning, depending on where you live. Earlier out west, later in the east. If you want to see the heavens are really in motion, here’s a chance. Below is a link to an article that gives the details:
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/moon-flys-by-catalina-occults-venus-on-dec-7th120220150212/Filed under: Astronomy

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