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Conjunction celestial (4/4)
1/12/2008

In the early evening on Monday (1 / 12), you can see the conjunction of the planets Venus and Jupiter with the moon (the three brightest -stars-astros- of the night sky).
Although the three stars are apparently coming in the sky, this is just a visual effect, they are aligned with the Earth. Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, is much farther from Earth than Venus, and therefore seems less.

Best view in original size

See this phenomenon in other cities in the world:

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http://www.fotothing.com/LisaSam67/photo/29c18c28a724fbb45d39e73b75ebfc8a/
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Dec 02 2008 02:50 GMT Poulet PRO
Great series, Vera. :))
Dec 02 2008 03:53 GMT LisaSam67
Wonderful info too! So much fun tonight seeing this from different sides of the planet!
Dec 02 2008 04:55 GMT hallo
Great scene!
Dec 02 2008 05:55 GMT martini957
AWESOME
Dec 02 2008 07:56 GMT senna3
Great shot!
Dec 02 2008 09:00 GMT SaoPaulo
w e l l
d o n e!
deep blue, moon, venus & jupiter...from Earth! by your eyes...fav
Dec 02 2008 10:17 GMT Dorado
Amazing capture!
Dec 02 2008 19:15 GMT Rosalie50
Wonderful and interesting series!
Dec 02 2008 23:29 GMT kamilla
Que lindo!!!
Dec 03 2008 08:31 GMT abojovna PRO
Very interesting conjunction! Conrgatulation to you and all for many interesting photo of this phenomene!
Dec 03 2008 11:01 GMT Lusofona
Romântica série!! Dizem ser a Lua a grande inspiradora dos poetas... porque será?

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