January 31st: Special Sky Show After Sunset Tonight!

| January 31, 2017 @ 2:40 pm

Look to the west immediately after sunset and you will be wowed by the show that the moon, Venus and Mars will be putting on for your viewing pleasure.

According to WeatherBrains’ Resident Astronomer Tony Rice (@RTPHokie), the trio will form a nearly right triangle in the western sky this evening.

Image courtesy Spaceweather.com

The weather will be perfect across Central Alabama for viewing. Share your pictures!

Tony says that the moon will continue a path upwards over the next few nights, but that Venus and Mars will be hanging out together for the next several weeks.

Hear Tony’s complete report on the new WeatherBrains podcast episode that will be recorded this evening and released into the wild early tomorrow.

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