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Brandy Yanchyk 10h
Yahoo, two of my series & were nominated for BEST WEB SERIES NON-FICTION @
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Shahrin.Ahmad (Shah) Mar 20
The planets (Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn) and Moon in their relative size on the same day, 21st March 2017.
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Shahrin.Ahmad (Shah) Mar 25
My last view of Venus before inferior conjunction. 10.5 hours to go. 25 Mar 2017.
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Bruce McCurdy Mar 25
/ provided one is equipped with a good telescope & knows how to use it. Safety is key when looking near Sun. Me at
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Bruce McCurdy Mar 25
When Venus passes between Earth & Sun,as today,it's just possible to see it as a thin Cheshire smile of a crescent 1/
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 24
Razor thin crescent Venus,just 33 hours before Saturday's inferior conjunction. Image captured by 's Murray Paulson Thu evening
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Bruce McCurdy Mar 21
Sigh. No Venus tonight (too cloudy), so this capture thru 40-cm telescope from Sunday will have to do. In the eyepiece, view was even better
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
7/7. Today we in have 30 minutes more daylight than 1 week ago. Sun data courtesy this excellent source:
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
6/ over course of a year. In , "equal" day & night occurred on Mar 17; today we'll enjoy nearly 12h 13m of sunshine, & growing rapidly!
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
5/ that difference plus an effect known as atmospheric refraction mean that the Sun is above the horizon a little more than half the time /
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
4/ today's sunrise occurred at 07:35,sunset will be at 19:48. Note:equinox is measured to centre of Sun, rise+set times by its edge/
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
3/ In Edmonton (latitude 53.5°) that change is +4m 16 s of daylight from one day to the next. Sunrise ~2 mins earlier; sunset ~2 mins later/
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
2/ At Vernal Equinox the amount of daylight in northern hemisphere is increasing by maximum amount.More extreme changes at higher latitudes/
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 20
1/ Today Mar 20 marks the Vernal Equinox. The Sun crosses the celestial equator & re-enters the sky's northern hemisphere for next 6 months/
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 19
crescent Venus, just 2% illuminated. Image captured by Sherrilyn Jahrig at , 2017 March 19.
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 18
Cell phone image of slender crescent 🌙 Venus,3% illuminated,captured at Mar 18. Eyepiece projection method at 370x
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CassiniSaturn Mar 16
These images, viewable in using red-blue glasses, highlight the unusual, quirky shape of 's moon Pan
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 16
Congrats! Have been thoroughly enjoying your images of Venus especially.
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Shahrin.Ahmad (Shah) Mar 15
My clearest Venus so far, 15 Mar 2017. 4.7% illuminated. T-11 days. 17º from Sun.
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RASC Edmonton Centre Mar 15
4) Moon is literally here-today-gone-tomorrow as it circles entire sky in a month. Jupiter OTOH will remain close to Spica right into summer
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