The Parthenon, the moon and Venus

Venus, young Moon, Mercury and Mars! A beautiful series of photographs of the sky just after sunset on January 21, 2015!   The Parthenon, the moon just as it was becoming visible and Venus, on January 21, 2015, in Athens, Greece.  Credit Nikolaos Pantazis

Top image: Normandy, France caught the moon, Venus and the little planet Mercury, on January 21.  Credit Mohamed Laaïfat Photographies



Planet Venus and young moon

Planet Venus and young moon on January 21, 2015, in Panama City Beach, Florida. Credit Cathy Emmett Palmer.

Venus and moon on January 21, 2015

Venus and moon on January 21, 2015, in Everett, Massachusetts. Credit Jay Grave

Moon and Venus, in Normandy

Moon and Venus, in Normandy, France. January 21. Credit Jean Marie André Delaporte

Venus, Mercury and a tiny moon

Venus, Mercury and a tiny moon, just after sunset on January 21, 2015, from Matera, Italy. Credit Nicola D’antona of the Osservatorio Astronomico Università di Siena.

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