There’s nothing anywhere close to their brightness. I've seen these two planets both together and each on their own during the night but this is too amazing to miss. New to the skies or have a new telescope ? Perfect time for telescope viewing.
Get out there fast after dusk .. Venus is a little ferret and sneaks away fast into the horizon right now ! both planets are heading for an even more spectacular pairing with Jupiter at the end of the month. Speaking of the largest planet of our solar system , Take a look at it's 4 moons - You will be able to see them in binoculars and telescopes. They appear to be 4 big stars . They are named Io, Europa, Ganymeade and Callisto. Each night they will have appeared to move in different spots.
Cool Jupiter fact -- The 5th planet from the sun ,It takes about 35 minuits for the light of this gas giant planet to leave and hit your eye.
Cool Venus Fact -- The 2nd planet from the sun ,can take as little as 2.3 minutes and as much as 10.5 minutes to reach the Earth.