Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Astro-image of the day: Venus at its brightest

Venus reaches its brightest tomorrow, though it is dropping lower in the sky every day now as it approaches the sun:

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Here's a map of where Venus resides in the sky at sunset:

Click the image to find a bigger version of this map.

EDIT: By the way, I slept something like 12 hours last night, catching up from two weeks of 4-7 hours per night. Woof.

Tags: astronomy

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