Lunar Occultation of Venus, 2022-05-27

On the morning of May 27, 2022 observers in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean saw the crescent Moon pass in front of 75% illuminated Venus. This animated GIF, Astronomy Picture of the Day for 2022-06-02, shows the beginning of the occultation as seen from Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.

Here is a time lapse video of the occultation by Luc Perrot Timelapse.