Cold as these November evenings may be, they offer two good reasons to go outside. These rather sparkly reasons can also be seen from inside the house for that matter, if you just look out the window, which is what I did just now:

Planets out the window

Planets out the window

I spotted Jupiter and Venus about half an hour after sunset, and so can you if you’re interested in seeing them. Tomorrow and the day after, a thin crescent moon will join Venus in the southwest, it should be quite a sight!