Venus Is At Its Best Right Now – Here’s How to See It

Look to the western sky less than an hour after sunset, and you won’t be able to miss a brilliant point of light more than a fourth of the way above the horizon.

That stunning jewel is Venus, and it’s currently having its best showing for northern observers of 2015 as it shines brightest and appears highest in the evening sky.

The Evening Star
At the beginning of this two-month “evening star” extravaganza, Venus shines at magnitude –4.4, the brightest point of light in the night sky

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