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See Venus at Her Most Ravishing

Venus is HUGE right now but oh-so-skinny as it approaches inferior conjunction on August 15. Like crescents? You'll never see a…

7 years ago

Lunar ‘Fountain of Youth’ Challenge / Mercury Returns with Gusto

16th century Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León looked and looked but never did find the Fountain of Youth, a…

7 years ago

Venus Slip-Slides Away – Catch it While You Can!

I put down down the snow shovel to give my back a rest yesterday evening and couldn't believe what I…

9 years ago

A Crescent Moon in the Martian Sky

Mars' moon Phobos is captured in a daytime image by Curiosity (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) A raw image taken on September 21 by…

10 years ago