Tonight look for the Moon and Mars in the west. At 8pm the crescent Moon will be two hand-spans (at arm’s length) above the horizon with orange-red Mars a fist-width above and to the left. The Moon’s light takes 1.3 seconds to reach you while light from Mars tonight takes 13.9 minutes.
The Moon and Mars in the west on October 28 2014. Chart generated by TheSky6 © Software Bisque, Inc. www.bisque.com.