Evening sky looking westh as seen from Adelaide at 21:00 pm local daylight saving time on Thursday January 26 showing Venus near the crescent Moon. Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time. Click to embiggen.
The January edition of Southern Skywatch is now up.
Venus is prominent in the evening sky and is close to the crescent Moon on the 26th.
Mars enters the evening sky and is close to the Moon on the 13th and 14th. Jupiter is prominent in the evening sky, and is still a good telescopic object in the early evening.
Saturn is in the morning sky and is close to the Moon on the 17th.
Mercury leaves the morning sky and will return to the evening sky next month.