APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

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APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

Post by APOD Robot » Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:06 am

Image Three Planets Rock

Explanation: In the fading darkness before dawn, a tilted triangle appeared to balance atop a rock formation off the southern tip of Sicily. Making up the points of the triangle are three of the four brightest objects visible in Earth’s sky: Jupiter, Venus and the Moon. Though a thin waning crescent, most of the moon’s disk is visible due to earthshine. Captured in this image on 2022 April 27, Venus (center) and Jupiter (left) are roughly three degrees apart -- and were headed toward a close conjunction. Conjunctions of Venus and Jupiter occur about once a year and are visible either in the east before sunrise or in the west after sunset. The featured image was taken about an hour before the arrival of the brightest object in Earth’s sky – the Sun.

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Re: APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

Post by johnnydeep » Tue Nov 14, 2023 8:11 pm

"One planet, two planet, three planet (err... moon), rock!" -

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Re: APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

Post by orin stepanek » Tue Nov 14, 2023 11:35 pm

Nice; I love the golden oldies!
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Re: APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

Post by Avent » Wed Nov 15, 2023 3:06 am

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Re: APOD: Three Planets Rock (2023 Nov 14)

Post by Intle2000 » Tue Nov 28, 2023 10:15 am

Avent wrote: Wed Nov 15, 2023 3:06 am Narfel the Garthog. https://youtu.be/ACPaWsdqCjA?feature=shared amanda the adventurer
Thanks for the source!