Mars, Venus and The Moon. January 30 – 31, 2017. Mars, Venus and The Moon on January 30, 2017. Mars, Venus and The Moon converged nicely on the evening of January 31, 2017. A layer of thin clouds drifted in front of the trio, and created a corona around the two brightest light sources. Photo details: Canon EOS M3, Sigma 50-500 mm lens.