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Conjunction of Venus and Neptune

The images below show you how to find and observe the conjunction visible after dark on the evening of Monday 27th January. Click on each one for full-sized versions.

Look 15° above the horizon (5° above the crescent moon), between SW and W to find Venus – stars shown to magnitude 5
This image pulls the moon, Venus and Neptune full frame and shows stars to mag. 7
Finally, we see Venus and Neptune inside a blue ring with a 0.5° diameter to give a sense of the space in your eyepiece. Stars to mag. 11