Everything came together for Spanish photographer Isaac Gutiérrez Pascual when he snapped this glorious photo. With the Moon in its crescent phase, and Venus in perfect alignment to the right, a flock of birds took flight just as a storm began to break up.

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Credit: Isaac Gutiérrez Pascual; published with permission.

Via APOD, which adds: "Bright Venus again becomes visible just after sunset this 2013 May and will appear near Jupiter toward the end of the month."