December Astronomy Highlights
In December there are a few treats to watch out for in the night sky.
On December 6 watch for Venus as it will hover above the Moon.
In the western sky after sunset on December 6, Venus will line up with the Moon, Saturn, and Jupiter.
Mercury will be below Venus on Christmas Day.
Winter officially arrives on December 21 at 10:59 am EST.
December 4 New Moon
December 10 First Quarter
December 18 Full Moon
December 26 Last Quarter
Astronomy Fact: Space is completely silent.