Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini explains how you can find Venus and Mars this week.

Venus and Mars visible this week

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60-90 minutes before sunrise this week, head outside and look to the east. Venus and Mars will be visible before the sunrise, around 7:30 a.m.

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Venus will be easy to find since it is very bright. On October 5th, Mars will be just below Venus shining dimmer but still visible.

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You might want to try some binoculars to get an even better view. It will also be helpful to find a part of the eastern horizon that doesn't have a lot of trees or buildings to get in your way. 

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