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See Venus in broad daylight today!

February 25, 2012 | By

Venus is the third brightest natural object in the sky after the Sun and the Moon — and today is one of your best chances all year to see Venus in broad daylight. I took this pic of the two together last November. Venus is so bright it can be seen even during the day […]

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See Venus in broad daylight on Wednesday

March 20, 2007 | By

BABloggee nowoo reminded me of something: Venus and the moon are very close in the sky right now. I happened to catch them an hour after sunset, and they make a lovely couple. But this propitious pairing allows you to try something that is in general very hard to do: see Venus in the middle […]

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Celestial PhotoOp: The Moon slides in between Jupiter and Venus

March 24, 2012 | By

Over the next couple of nights, especially Sunday and Monday (March 25 and 26), a very thin crescent Moon will move in between the incredibly bright beacons of Venus and Jupiter in the west right after sunset. Here’s a map of what it’ll look like on March 25 around 9:00 p.m. local time: The green […]

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Not so close encounter

May 8, 2007 | By

What is this??? An insect and the Moon? A UFO near a streetlight? A Photoshop job? Nope. It’s the International Space Station, passing near Venus in broad daylight. How cool is that? It was taken yesterday by the accomplished photographer Etienne Simian of Saint Martin de Crau from the south of France. He was using […]

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