Just below the moon is the planet Venus, shining as the evening star. A little lower on the horizon are Jupiter and Mercury. I wish I had a better camera to show you how beautiful it was. It's an unusually close alignment going on all this week. Read more here: Space.com and EarthSky.
I took photos all through 2007-09 for Project 365 to post at least one photo a day. Now that my oldest son is in the Air Force we are using this photo blog to share our adventures with him across the miles.