02/21/2015 05:30 EST | Updated 02/21/2015 05:59 EST

Moon, Mars, Venus Give Us A Reason To Look Up (PHOTOS)

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Lisa Beaven-Mohn

Many people were gazing up Friday night as the moon, Mars, and Venus put on a beautiful cosmic display.

Over the past month, the two planets have been moving closer together — known as a planetary conjunction. Vancouver astronomer Derrick Kief said that the last time this happened was in 2008, reported News 1130.

But the planets were joined by a crescent moon, making for a stunning sight.

Mars and Venus will start moving apart again after Saturday night, said Global News.

Check out these wondrous photos shared by HuffPost B.C. readers:

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