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See Moon and Venus with 6 degrees separation tonight!

Moon

So far you have almost certainly noticed that soon after sunset, bright stars will be seen in the west-northwest sky. And tonight (May 17th), this splendid world will have a company, and in just two and a half days after the new stage, it will have a slender (8.5% illuminated) crescent moon to share with

Stunning Picture of Earth and Moon by CubeSats

Earth and Moon by CubeSats

On May 5, NASA’s two Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats were launched on the agency’s InSight lander on May 5th to the Red Planet and a photo was taken on May 9th to help confirm Its high gain antenna is properly deployed. The antenna is in the photo. The same is true of the Moon