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Karen_Wilson99
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Please could someone confirm...

Post by Karen_Wilson99 »

...the planets to the left and right of the beautiful moon this evening?

Am I right in thinking Venus (left) and Jupiter (right)?

Many thanks,
Karen
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Post by David Frydman »

Venus should look brighter than Jupiter.

Just looked out, a bit misty.
Venus is below the Moon. Jupiter above the Moon.
If your binocular is working you may see Jupiter's moons near the planet.

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Thanks for confirming, that's great.

Karen
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Hi Karen

Have you downloaded Stellarium (http://www.stellarium.org) onto your computer? It's free planetarium software and shows you the sky in real time. It's an absolute must and really helpful for finding your way around the sky. :D

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Post by M54 »

Think it is Venus - Right, Jupiter - Left.
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