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Following the Inner Worlds: Mercury and Venus in 2020

Where have all the planets gone in early 2020? While all of the naked eye planets are hiding in the…

4 years ago

Astro-Challenge: Watch the Moon Occult Venus in the Daytime

The year 2015 saved one of the best astronomical events for last, as the waning crescent Moon occults (passes in…

8 years ago

Can Lunar Earthshine Reveal Ashen Light on Venus?

A recent celestial event provided a fascinating look at a long-standing astronomical mystery. Is the ‘ashen light of Venus’ a…

8 years ago

Aurora on Venus Versus Solar Activity

It’s a major mystery posed by our sister world. Does the atmosphere of Venus possess upper atmospheric phenomena similar to…

9 years ago

Watch the Moon Meet Venus in the Dawn this Wednesday

Are you ready for some lunar versus planetary occultation action? One of the best events for 2014 occurs early this Wednesday…

10 years ago

Watch Venus as it Wanders Through the Dawn in 2014

Are you a chronic early riser? Observational astronomy often means late nights and early mornings as daylight lengths get longer…

10 years ago

Bright Venus Takes Center Stage in November

“What’s that bright object to the southwest at dusk?” We’ve already fielded more than a few such questions as Earth’s…

10 years ago