Mercury (Budha) is can be seen (around Feb 16) above the western horizon soon after the sunset. It moves from Capricornus, the Sea Goat (Makar) to Aquarius, the Water Bearer (Kumbha) on 5th of Feb and then to Pisces, the Fishes (Meena) on 20th.
Venus (Shukra) is now too close to the sun to be seen. It moves from Sagittarius, the Archer (Dhanu) to Capricornus, the Sea Goat (Makar) on Feb 3rd and then to Aquarius, the Water Bearer (Kumbha) on 25th.
Mars (Mangal) to is too close to the Sun. It remain in Aquarius, the Water Bearer (Kumbha).
Jupiter (Guru) remain in Taurus, the Bull (Vrushubh) all through the month. It is now well placed for observations in the first half of the night. It is beautifully placed between Pleiades (Kruttika) and Aldebaran (Rohini). Its four moons called Galilean Moons can be seen through a small telescope. Jupiter is now close the band of Milky Way and it might will be easy to mistake one of the background stars to be one of its moon. For example, in the beginning of the month it is close to a star Omega Tau which is a bit brighter than its moon.
Saturn (Shani) is well placed in the sky for post midnight observations. It in Libra, the Scale (Tula) all through the month.
The Sun moves from Sagittarius to Capricornus on 20th.
Phases of the Moon (timings in IST hh:mm)
Last quarter: 03-Feb 19:26
New moon: 10-Feb 12:50
First quarter: 18-Feb 02:00
Full moon: 25-Feb 01:56