Scott Marks 2 p.m., Aug. 30
Now in the second month of its 9-month-long morning-sky apparition, Venus continues blazing brightly in the eastern sky during early-morning twilight. On the morning of Thursday, May 21, the waning crescent moon hovers several degrees to the left of pinpoint Venus.
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