Did you see Venus and Mercury in the sky?

There’s still time if you look to the West in the hour or so after sunset (Mercury will be naked eye visible after about 30-45 minutes, but binoculars or a small telescope will pick it up earlier). Venus is very bright and will be around for a while, so get observing those phases. Mercury on the other hand is a lot dimmer and about to start to head back towards the Sun. Some images of a few days ago when they were much closer have now been uploaded to the website of the Discovery Channel and can be seen here.

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