Jupiter, the crescent moon and Venus lately

Gathering of the Moon, Jupiter and Venus

from http://beachconnection.net - an added bonus for astronomy buffs has been taking place recently, with a gathering of Jupiter, Venus and the moon in the predawn skies around Portland. This will continue for a while longer, visible around 4 – 5:30 a.m., in the east. The crescent moon is joined by the two planets for an interesting layout of three bright spots in the sky.

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hankgentry says ... on Sunday, Jul 15 at 4:53 AM

I assume that the brighter one is Venus, and the other one is Jupiter. I had seen this several times in the last week, and wondered which planets they could be - Thanks for letting us know!

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