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venus and jupiter conjunction 18th Aug 2014

Discussion in 'Forthcoming Events' started by tonycro, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. tonycro

    tonycro Well-Known Member

    over the next few days, Venus will be getting lower but Jupiter will be rising and on the 18 they move within a whisker of each other ! and worth finding a clear eastern vantage and setting an early alarm clock.

    screen shot from http://www.stellarium.org/en_GB/ free open source planetarium (also available on android)

    tony


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    and on the 23rd there is the crensent moon as well


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    https://flic.kr/p/omPKcmScreenshot 2014-08-08 21.53.29 https://flic.kr/p/omPKcm by Lens Cap Tony https://www.flickr.com/people/45691416@N00/, on Flickr[/IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2014
  2. tonycro

    tonycro Well-Known Member

    cloudy :(
     

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