Tag Archives: Venus

The Sky this Week: June 26–July 5, 2015 | Astronomy.com

http://www.astronomy.com/observing/sky-this-week/2015/06/june-26july-5-2015 Look west for the next few evenings after sunset to catch Venus and Jupiter passing very near to each other. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon Advertisements

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Look West After Sunset Tomorrow Evening

I probably won’t get to see this.  Snow is forecast for this afternoon in the KC metro area and continuing cloud cover for the next couple of days.  I’ll keep my fingers crossed and my eyes on the western horizon … Continue reading

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Venus Overtakes Jupiter

I thought I’d use the European racing term more commonly known in the States as ‘passing’ to refer to the progress Venus has made in the predawn sky this past week. Saturday morning I woke up way too early for … Continue reading

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Closest conjunction of two planets in 2014 before sunrise August 18 | Tonight | EarthSky

http://earthsky.org/tonight/closest-planetplanet-conjunction-before-sunrise-august-18 Set your alarms folks! This will be all kinds of cool tomorrow morning. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Dramatic photos of Venus disappearing behind the moon | Human World | EarthSky

http://earthsky.org/space/dramatic-photos-of-venus-disappearing-behind-the-moon#.Uw3M6MFME0M Some day I hope to be in the right place at the right time to see an occultation like this.  If only I’d been visiting India this week. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse … Continue reading

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Moon Venus Conjunction

Did you happen to look west-southwest last evening shortly after (or during) sunset? The Moon passed quite close to Venus. If I’d remembered a few minutes earlier, I probably could have seen Venus during daylight.

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Venus Dives Past Saturn

Twelve degrees Fahrenheit this morning as I setup the tripod and camera for the third pre-dawn photo shoot of Saturn and Venus.  Completely calm, unlike yesterday morning, so no jiggles to the camera, beyond my fumbling numb fingers.  I opted … Continue reading

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