Venus is visible above Earth's moon, which is illuminated solely by light reflected from Earth. Because of Venus's nearness to Earth and the way its clouds reflect sunlight, it appears to be the brightest planet in the night sky, NASA
If you go out tonight (May about half an hour after sunset and have clear weather, you will see a number of bright objects in the sky. The brightest of these celestial lights are four of five planets visible to the naked eye this month.
Starting on September and for a few days thereafter, look for the moon and the dazzling planet Jupiter close together from midnight until daybreak. Remember, Venus is also nearby before dawn – brighter than Jupiter and closer to the eastern horizon.
We’ll all get a great view of Uranus tonight, and we won’t even need a telescope
Tonight, as the calendar flips from 10/18 to the 19th, Uranus will be in opposition to the Sun, meaning that it'll be on the opposite side of the Earth in relation to our star. That positioning will bathe Uranus in light and it should be just enough to make the distant planet visible to the naked eye.
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Jupiter, one of the brightest objects in the sky, rises alongside the moon tonight. Check out this impressive show and check the viewing conditions for your location. Also, read more about the planet and its role in the five visible morning planets.