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Sunday, May 12, 2013

 

Jupiter and the Moon, Close on Mothers Day, May 12 2013


This  Sunday Evening the thin crescent Moon and Jupiter will be close together above the western horizon, making a fine sight in the late twilight for Mothers day.

Start looking half an hour after sunset, if you have a flat, clear horizon you may see Venus just above it.

Comments:
It was a lovely sight. The helpingest boy was with me as we moved a big ugly boat trailer after sunset. It's obvious he's my son when he asks "is that a star or a planet ?" And then showed my uncle where to look.
 
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