Venus made an appearance for several weeks in the southwest sky earlier in winter.
|By ESO/Y. Beletsky [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons|
Jupiter has been big, bright, and beautiful in the sky, and Orion has also appeared wonderfully in the south.
|By Matthew Spinelli (NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day Collection) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons|
I hope you have had a chance to see these gorgeous celestial bodies in our night sky.
Mars is now also visible. It is said the next few nights are going to be some of the best viewing opportunities of the year.