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07

Dec

How to see Venus at its brightestAlthough Venus is very bright, it is also very low in the sky, so you’ll want to find a low southwestern horizon for the best view.

How to see Venus at its brightest
Although Venus is very bright, it is also very low in the sky, so you’ll want to find a low southwestern horizon for the best view.

01

Oct

Did Venus give Earth the moon?The geochemical make-up of the moon and its similarities to Earth makes the Venus theory unlikely.

Did Venus give Earth the moon?
The geochemical make-up of the moon and its similarities to Earth makes the Venus theory unlikely.

26

Mar

Ever-changing Venusian superstorm sparks interest
Giant cyclone on Venus is 4 times as big as most Earth storms and is in perpetual flux.

Ever-changing Venusian superstorm sparks interest

Giant cyclone on Venus is 4 times as big as most Earth storms and is in perpetual flux.

26

Nov

Saturn and Venus meet in the dawn sky this weekFor the last month or two, Saturn has been on the far side of the sun, but it emerges this week at dawn right next to Venus.

Saturn and Venus meet in the dawn sky this week
For the last month or two, Saturn has been on the far side of the sun, but it emerges this week at dawn right next to Venus.

11

Oct

Venus, moon to offer Friday morning treatTaking a glance at both Venus and the moon in the sky, you may think that Venus is the brighter of the two, but it’s actually the moon.

Venus, moon to offer Friday morning treat
Taking a glance at both Venus and the moon in the sky, you may think that Venus is the brighter of the two, but it’s actually the moon.

02

Oct

Venus and the star Regulus to shine togetherSeeing Regulus so close to Venus on Wednesday morning may be more of a challenge because of Venus’ overpowering brilliance.

Venus and the star Regulus to shine together
Seeing Regulus so close to Venus on Wednesday morning may be more of a challenge because of Venus’ overpowering brilliance.

12

Jun

Hubble telescope, Venus share the frame in dramatic photoThe Australian-based photographer had to act fast to snap the picture of Hubble moving across the sun since it zipped by in less than a second.

Hubble telescope, Venus share the frame in dramatic photo
The Australian-based photographer had to act fast to snap the picture of Hubble moving across the sun since it zipped by in less than a second.

06

Jun

Photo of the day: Venus, the black dot in the upper left corner of the sun, is seen in transit across the sun over the skies of New Delhi. This year’s transit was visible from North America in the evening of June 5 and in eastern Asia and Australia in the early morning of June 6.
See more photos of the transit of Venus.

Photo of the day: Venus, the black dot in the upper left corner of the sun, is seen in transit across the sun over the skies of New Delhi. This year’s transit was visible from North America in the evening of June 5 and in eastern Asia and Australia in the early morning of June 6.

See more photos of the transit of Venus.

Transit of Venus captivates globeWith the Venus Transit streaming online and observatories lining up telescopes, it was hard not to catch this rare celestial event.

Transit of Venus captivates globe
With the Venus Transit streaming online and observatories lining up telescopes, it was hard not to catch this rare celestial event.

04

Jun

Want to see the Transit of Venus? Try a national parkNational parks are gearing up for the rare Transit of Venus by setting up laptop projectors and telescopes at ideal viewing sites.

Want to see the Transit of Venus? Try a national park
National parks are gearing up for the rare Transit of Venus by setting up laptop projectors and telescopes at ideal viewing sites.