This is the best time to look for Vesta, over the next 3 weeks or so.
It's at magnitude 5.8 which means that you can almost see it without binoculars.
Even at 10 PM it's 13 degrees above the horizon.
With binoculars you will be rewarded handsomely.
Vesta is near the south east corner of capricorn now, and it can also be found by drawing a line from Antares in Scorpio, through the center of the teapot, saggitarius, and extending it 1.5 times as far.
You will find that Vesta is steady, and you should be able to discern a disk, and a yellowish tint.
What else can you see?
Magnitude 4 stars of Capricorn surround it. You need a good southern view with no lights below it.
Binbrook Conservation area, or anywhere on the north shore of a lake will do.
Jupiter is rising around midnight. In another month it will be prominent again.
Saturn is setting at 10. Catch it while you can, it will be almost 3 months before we see it in the morning again.
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