Celestial Events: May 2012
April 30: Venus at greatest brilliancy. Magnitude -4.5
April 30: First quarter Moon forms a tight triangle with Regulus and Mars.
May 20: Annular eclipse of the sun. Begins at sunset here.
May 22: Venus is next to the thin crescent moon in the bright evening twilight at 9:00 p.m.
May 31: Gibbous moon forms a straight line with Saturn and Spica.
Such is our view from Earth...