Over the last couple of days (and a couple to come) the sky has put on a great show with the the bright crescent moon, Jupiter and Venus clearly in view. While not lined up (last night at least), it's still pretty cool and a great reminder that there is so much more beyond our Earth. The picture at right depicts how it looked to us last night, although the moon was a larger sliver and very bright. According to this article, Mercury should be visible (under the Moon) as well. I'll have to check tonight at dusk to see if I can find it.
It's a times like this that I wish I had a telescope.