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#1 Centaur

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 01:18 AM

Venus is reentering our western sky as the brilliant evening star. For my graphics and detailed description of its 2013 evening apparition, please visit my Venus webpage: www.CurtRenz.com/venus

Photos and descriptions of Venus would be welcome additions to this thread.

#2 Andrev

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 05:29 PM

Curt.

What a nice presentation you did. Congratulation sir for your effort making astronomy accessible for all. This is a very great work.

Andre.

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 09:38 PM

Curt.

What a nice presentation you did. Congratulation sir for your effort making astronomy accessible for all. This is a very great work.

Andre.


Merci, André.

#4 ROBERT FREE

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 09:36 AM

yes ,sir centaur does a fabulous job with those graphics.love em.

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 07:40 PM

Glad you're appreciative, Robert. Venus is getting higher at dusk and should be seen near the New Moon this evening.

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:50 PM

Glad you're appreciative, Robert. Venus is getting higher at dusk and should be seen near the New Moon this evening.


Saw them both - stunning. I got some shots too!

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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:38 AM

That's a great shot, Jay! Foreground objects like clouds always improve the presentation.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 05:33 PM

yes that's true centaur and even observing in daylite sometimes wisp of clouds steadys the image an sharpens the viewing.

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 12:00 AM

I captured this image at 0330 UTC from 40° 43'N and 115° 34' W
Two more days 'til the grand conjunction. Hope the clouds clear up.
Gerry Pennington
Spring Creek, Nevada

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 07:47 AM

Yeah, looking pretty good last night. Had perfectly clear skies last night and the lit up the west sky 30 min. after sunset. They fit nicely in my bino's and will take some shots tonight.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 06:48 PM

I captured this image at 0330 UTC from 40° 43'N and 115° 34' W
Two more days 'til the grand conjunction. Hope the clouds clear up.
Gerry Pennington
Spring Creek, Nevada


Nice shot, ElkoAstro. Thanks for sharing.






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