There’s more to Shaula and Lesath than appears at first glance
Soon after sunset on September 10th and 11th, the nascent crescent moon joins Venus low in the west. These two are the first two lights to appear after sunset, around 7:20 Saturday, when Venus shines six degrees to the right of the moon.
Sunday, the moon and Venus form a loose triangle with the dim star Zubenelgenubi in the constellation Libra.
Monday, the waxing crescent moon shines just a few degrees to the west of Antares, the heart of Scorpius. A summer constellation traveling along the...