January 2022 Astronomy Highlights
There will be a few treats for stargazers in January.
In the western sky after sunset on January 4 and 5 you'll be able to see Venus, Mercury, Saturn and Jupiter with the Moon.
After January 5 the planets sink lower while Mercury moves higher in the sky.
By mid-month Venus will be the morning star low in the sky.
Venus will be left of Moon and Mars 40 mins before sunrise on January 29.
New Moon January 2
First Quarter January 9
Full Moon January 17
Last Quarter January 25