On 18th June 2007 there was an occultation of Venus . Four Members of the Local Astronomy Club and myself all reported being able to view Venus naked eye both before and after Occultation , Times for these reports ran between 1650 and 18.20 GMT. Then on the 21st June I noted in my log that I was able to See Venus at 19.35 gmt through thin Cloud with the just before first quarter Moon also visible.
Yesterdays Association of the Moon Venus and Jupiter ( 31st January) was indeed a glorious sight if a little chilly. Image attached. Taken at 05.51 GMT