Venus, moon shine bright in the evening sky this week 


After sunset this week, you have the chance to find a visible planet, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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Venus should be easy to spot from April 17 until the 19 in the evening. About an hour after sunset, look outside to the west, and you will see a thin moon. The moon stays close to Venus for the next three evenings, moving a little further away each day. 

By the 19th, Venus will be to the bottom right of the moon. Venus will shine very brightly and it won't twinkle. 

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