How to See Venus and the Moon Share a ‘Kiss’ in a Rare Astronomical Event This Week

Article Link: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/618368/venus-and-moon-share-kiss-this-week

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

Venus is visible in the evening or morning sky for most of the year, but this Thursday, the second planet from the sun won’t be alone in its spot above the horizon. As Travel + Leisure reports, Venus, also known as the “evening star,” will appear right next to a crescent moon following the sunset on February 27, resulting in a rare celestial “kiss.”