Space show: On Aug. 18, the closest Venus-Jupiter conjunction since 2000.
Show a kid: look West after sunset. Jupiter and Crescent Moon. Separated by less than 10 degrees.
Moon and Jupiter in conjunction: 3° or 4° apart.
Celestial show in-progress:
Venus, Jupiter and a crescent moon line up over Boulder, Colo.
Encore performance next two nights.
Jupiter, Venus and a crescent moon “triangle up” over Boulder, Colo.
"Click" here for the night version, 20 minutes later.
A celestial triangle over Colorado tonight, as Jupiter, Venus and a crescent moon brightened the western sky.
Jupiter, Venus and a crescent moon grouped together in the sky this week.
Jupiter has more than 60 moons. Here are some of them.