From the September 2008 issue

Venus and Jupiter meet again

November 2008: Jupiter and Venus make a spectacular pair in the evening twilight.
By and | Published: September 22, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The two brightest planets in the sky, Jupiter and Venus, make a spectacular pair in evening twilight in late November. Once darkness falls, use binoculars to track down Uranus among the background stars of Aquarius.The chilly early morning hours will be best for viewing Saturn and its narrowing set of rings. During November’s first week, you also can catch a fleeting glimpse of Mercury before it heads to a late November conjunction on the Sun’s farside.Without question, Venus ranks as the most c…