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A view of the August 23 conjunction from Victoria, British Columbia. Venus is the point of light closest to the horizon, while Jupiter lies above, and to the left of the crescent Moon. (Gary Seronik)
Morning Glory

Jupiter, Venus and an Earthlit Moon gathered in the dawn sky.

Less than a week after Jupiter and Venus had their close approach, the two brightest planets have drifted apart, as the above photo shows. On the morning of August 23, they were joined by an Earthlit crescent Moon, forming a lovely triangle in the dawn sky.

Seronik-Moon-Jup-Venus Aug23
Gary Seronik captured this view of the August 23 conjunction from his home in Victoria, British Columbia. Venus is the point of light closest to the horizon, while Jupiter lies near the top centre of the frame.

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