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Monday
Aug 10 2015
14:17 UTC

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 thinner and more elegant one, but first you'll have to find it.┬Here's how. (...)Read the rest of See Venus at Her Most Ravishing (1,172 words) ┬ Bob King for Universe Today, 2015. | Permalink | […]

Posted by Universe Today

Monday
Aug 10 2015
13:12 UTC

Venus, Mercury and Jupiter 8 August 2015

Venus (left) Jupiter (bottom right) and Mercury (top right). You will have to click on the image and embiggen it to see them properly. Canon IXUS 400 ASA 0. 4 Seconds exposure at around 6:15 pmClose up of Venus (left) Jupiter (bottom right) and Mercury (top right). Canon IXUS 400 ASA 0. 4 Seconds exposure 3 x Zoom at around 6:17 pm. Click to embiggen. The weather finally cleared briefly on the 8th so I got a glimpse of Venus, Jupiter and Mercury on the horizon for long enough to get a photo. No ch

Posted by Astroblog

Sunday
Aug 09 2015
23:30 UTC

A 2dF night at the Anglo-Australian Telescope

... new video from AAO!"A 2dF night at the AAT" assembles 14 time-lapse sequences taken at the 4-metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) located at Siding Spring Observatory NSW, Australia. This time-lapse video shows not only how the Two Degree Field (2dF) instrument works but also how the AAT and the telescope dome move in tandem, and the beauty of the Southern Sky in spring and summer. The video is 2min 50sec long and combines more than 4000 frames obtained using a CANON EOS 600D wit

Posted by astropixie

Thursday
Jul 30 2015
00:40 UTC

NASA awards grants to Ozark IC to create circuits for proposed Venus rover

In what may be a significant step toward the seemingly far-off goal of sending a rover to the surface of Venus, NASA has awarded two grants totalling $245,000 to a semiconductor technology firm to design complex integrated circuits which could withstand the extremely harsh environment on this neighboring world. The firm, Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc.,... The post NASA awards grants to Ozark IC to create circuits for proposed Venus rover appeared first on Planetaria.

Posted by The Meridiani Journal

Sunday
Jul 26 2015
14:51 UTC

The ISS and Venus and Jupiter (July 27-29, 2015)

The ISS passes between Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Melbourne on the evening of Wednesday July 29 at 18:17 AEST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen. The ISS passes above Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Adelaide on the evening of Tuesday July 28 at 18:39 ACST. Simulated in Stellarium (the ISS will actually be a bright dot), click to embiggen. The ISS passes passes above Venus and Jupiter, as seen from Sydney on the evening of Monday July 27 at

Posted by Astroblog

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