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Missed Conjunction

The evening of August 27, 2016, was scheduled to feature the conjunction of the planets Venus and Jupiter shortly after sunset, a marvellous mere ½ degree apart, the same as the apparent diameter of the Moon, which is pretty darn close in a big, big sky. 213 more words

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VENUS & JUPITER

I am not a good photographer, the photo is not good, but anyway: Venus and Jupiter yesterday.

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Close up to Jupiter

Jupiter is prominent at the moment, both in the night sky in a number conjunctions this month, and through the NASA mission Juno which has just resulted in the closest flyby of the gas giant. 557 more words

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Tonight's Best: Venus-Jupiter Conjunction

Tonight, August 27, 2016, the sky’s two brightest planets Venus and Jupiter will stage the year’s closest conjunction of two planets. Venus and Jupiter engage in their closest conjunction in nearly a half a century. 66 more words

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Venus-Jupiter conjunction Aug 27

On August 27, 2016, the sky’s two brightest planets Venus and Jupiter will stage the year’s closest conjunction of two planets. Venus and Jupiter engage in their closest conjunction in nearly a half a century. 66 more words

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Venus and Jupiter

Hey, sky fans! Another quick post today.

Tomorrow evening, August 27, just as the Sun drops from view, Jupiter and Venus, which are the two brightest things in our sky after the Sun and Moon, will pass each other in the twilight sky. 232 more words