Published: July 19, 2023

Graphic credit from Stellarium showing the western horizon with the crescent Moon, Mercury to lower right, Venus to lower left, Mars to upper left and constellation of Leo during sunsetGrab your binos and enjoy a cluster of celestial wonders in the western sky.

You won’t have to shift your gaze much in order to see the waxing crescent Moon, bright Venus to the lower left and dim Mercury to the lower right. Regulus, the brightest star of Leo is between Venus and orange Mars to the upper left. 

Graphic credit: Stellarium