Awesome photos of Venus and Jupiter after sunset | Astronomy Essentials – EarthSky

Read more: Venus/Jupiter conjunction on November 24. In all of the photos below and in the sky Venus is brighter than Jupiter.

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View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Andrea Deegan in Western Australia caught Venus and Jupiter after sunset on November 23, 2019. She wrote: I noticed Venus and Jupiter were shining brightly low on the horizon while at the beach with friends doing some light playing. Thank you, Andrea!

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Dr Ski in Valencia, Philippines, wrote on November 22, 2019: Been waiting for a long time to capture this shot of Venus and Jupiter alongside my Traveller Palm at sunset!

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | David Rojas in Villa Caneles, Guatemala, caught the planets on November 21 and wrote: The capture was made on the slopes of a volcano called Pacaya. The distance between the planets and their brightness was very similar. The colors after the sun went down behind the horizon bathe the sky that could already be seen with countless stars, a little away from the citys pollution. Thank you, David!

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Kathy Wollman in Valley Center, California,caught this image of Venus and Jupiter on November 21, 2019. She wrote: Venus, Jupiter, virga. Thank you, Kathy!

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Peter Lowenstein in Mutare, Zimbabwe, captured this image on November 18, 2019. He wrote: A break in the weather after the onset of the rains provided a good Southern Hemisphere view of Jupiter (above) and bright Venus (below) getting closer together in the twilight sky. Antares is also faintly visible (lower left). Thank you, Peter! The planets after sunset now are most easily viewed from Earths Southern Hemisphere, where the ecliptic or path of the sun, moon and planets makes a steep angle with the sunset horizon.

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Carl Keene also caught the planets on November 18, from San Jose, California. You can see that, from this Northern Hemisphere location, the planets are exceedingly low in the west after sunset. Theres a 3rd planet in this photo, too, Saturn, in the upper left. Thank you, Carl!

View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Low in the sky or high in the sky these 2 planets are bright! Kannan A caught Venus and Jupiter over one of the most brightly lit cities in the world Singapore on November 14. Thanks, Kannan A!

View larger. | For reference here are Venus and Jupiter on October 30, 2019, when the young moon was sweeping past them. They were much farther apart in late October than they will be in late November. By early December, Jupiter will be visible only with difficulty in the western twilight. Itll disappear in the suns glare before the year ends. Venus will go on to be the evening star visible from all of Earth for the first part of 2020. Photo by Steve Pauken of Winslow, Arizona. Thank you, Steve!

Bottom line: Photos from the EarthSky Community of the very bright planets Jupiter and Venus, now in the west after sunset. Watch for them!

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