Mercury, Venus as well as the Crescent Moon, Th Jan 22, 2015


Evening heaven on Th Jan 22 looking due west every bit seen from Adelaide at 21:00 (9:00 pm) ACDST inwards South Australia.  Mars is depression inwards the twilight, alongside Venus in addition to the Luna unopen together below. Mercury is deep inwards the twilight. Similar views volition live on seen elsewhere at the equivalent local fourth dimension (click to embiggen).

Just a reminder that  on the 22nd Venus, the sparse crescent Luna in addition to Mercury shape a triangle depression inwards the twilight.

While Venus is brilliant you lot volition yet postulate a reasonably flat, clear horizon to come across all 3 objects, although you lot may postulate binoculars to come across Mercury. Venus provides a helpful signpost to finding Mercury which is below in addition to to the left of Venus.