….. here’s some photos that give some indications of what you can still go out and see this week!
Mercury and Venus were closest on Saturday, but Mercury will be visible lower each day to the lower right of Venus for a week.
Here’s the scene last night…. click for full size…
Here’s the V-shaped Hyades and dipper-shaped Pleiades at top and Comet Lovejoy down at the bottom as a tiny blue-green fuzzball….(Sorry, I didn’t turn the photo, so ‘down’ is to the left.
Here’s a glimpse of the Orion Nebula through the camera’s 250mm lens – it’s even better with your own eyes and binoculars or telescope – see for yourself!