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    Hello can anyone tel me what this light is in the night sky near the moon? the photo was taken at 10pm, i think its venus, but my mum thinks its a space station or star?
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    Default Re: Whats is this light in night sky?

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    That should be Jupiter.

    Venus will be in the West chasing the Sun.
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    The bright point by the Moon right now is Jupiter, Venus can be seen in the evening as the sun is going down. Take a look at sunset, It is very bright and hard to miss
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    Download Stellarium to your computer. Stellarium Astronomy Software Best of all, it's free.
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    Default Re: Whats is this light in night sky?

    Its even closer tonight

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    Default Re: Whats is this light in night sky?

    Thanks for reply, i should of mentioned that the light is small, if zoomed in you can see it better next to clouds, id have never thought it would be jupiter, i was way off.

 

 

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