Venus http://kvnf.org en Planets of February http://kvnf.org/post/planets-february <p>In our Western skies, three planets are visible with the naked eye or binoculars during February evenings. They are Jupiter, Mars, and Mercury.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 5213 at http://kvnf.org Planets of February Venus Meets Regulus http://kvnf.org/post/venus-meets-regulus <p>As these early fall days grow shorter, our western slope skies are still dark at 6:00 AM.&nbsp; So, this is a great time to see a celestial spectacle in the morning without having to get up too early.&nbsp; From September 29 through October 7 the brilliant planet, Venus, often called the morning star, will be moving past Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:21:05 +0000 1359 at http://kvnf.org Venus Meets Regulus