Oh, sorry! You had already told us, and I missed it.neufer wrote:Ann wrote:
I believe Venus was at its brightest in early or mid February this year. Now, its crescent is growing thinner and thinner. Soon Venus will be "right in front of the Sun", it will show us its unilluminated side only, and we wouldn't be able to see it right in front of the Sun anyway.neufer wrote:http://www.nakedeyeplanets.com/venus.htm wrote:
Venus was at its brightest (apparent magnitude = -4.5) on February 18, 2017
(approximately half way between Greatest Elongation & Inferior Conjunction).
And by the way... I LOOOOVE that Tom Lehrer song. How can you not love it?