• earthsky.org | 2/24/2020 | Bruce McClure
    The coming evenings – February 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2020 – present a grand time to go young moon hunting. The moon was new on February 23. On that date, the moon was passing more or less between the...
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  • earthsky.org | 2/13/2020 | Guy Ottewell
    View larger. | Here’s the sky visible throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere on the evening of Valentine’s Day. See Venus in the west? Especially if you have binoculars, you might catch Mercury...
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  • earthsky.org | 1/28/2020 | Eleanor Imster
    View at EarthSky Community Photos. | This image by Radu Anghel in Bacau, Romania shows the contrast in brightness between Venus (the sky’s brightest planet) and Neptune (the only major planet in our...
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  • www.oann.com | 1/20/2020 | Staff
    MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-times Grand Slam...
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  • phys.org | 5/22/2019 | Staff
    Venus is covered in a thick layer of clouds, one reason that it appears so bright in the sky. Ancient astronomers had a good idea of what (since Copernicus) we know as its orbital period; the modern...
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  • earthsky.org | 12/27/2019 | Bruce McClure
    As the year wanes, the young moon returns to the west after sunset. From virtually everyplace worldwide on December 27, the moon will be better than one day (24 hours) old as the sun sets.
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  • Space.com | 11/29/2019 | Joe Rao
    Ever since it returned to the evening sky just over a month ago, our "sister planet," as Venus is often called, has slowly become increasingly prominent in our early evening sky.
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  • earthsky.org | 11/20/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    View full image at EarthSky Community Photos. | Venus and Jupiter, from our friend Dr Ski in the Philippines on November 20, 2019. Thank you, Dr Ski. These 2 planets are the brightest ones seen from...
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  • Space.com | 11/8/2005 | Meghan Bartels
    India has launched just three planetary-science spacecraft, but the country is already eyeing a new destination: Venus. Scientists and engineers at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/24/2019 | Guy Ottewell
    View larger. | Illustration of the orbits of Earth over a single year (2020) and of speedier Venus over 7 months. The planets, at the beginnings of the months, are exaggerated 300 times in size and...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/15/2019 | Guy Ottewell
    View larger. | Chart by Guy Ottewell, and via his blog. Reprinted with permission from Guy Ottewell’s blog. Venus - Apparition - August - June - Type Venus is creeping out into a great evening...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/8/2019 | Deborah Byrd
    Venus in the Evening Sky from 2019 to 2020 from Larry Koehn on Vimeo. Have you been missing the brightest planet Venus? I know I have. It’s been gone from our sky for several months, passing behind...
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