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new to astronomy

PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:20 pm
by bosshogg1
I am very new to this hobby and would like some help in the past few mornings when visible i have seen the moon but next to on the right hand side is a bright star or planet not sure which can some one help me to identify this please

thank you

Re: new to astronomy

PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:31 pm
by Admin
Hi Bosshogg1,

Welcome to the forum. The bright star is Jupiter and will be visible earlier in the night sky over the next few months.

Kind regards
Admin

Re: new to astronomy

PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:02 pm
by bosshogg1
wow that is brilliant and made my week

thank you for the help