Why do we only see Venus in the West?
Setting in the West
Amateur astro-photography is not always about imaging the most beautiful wide nebulae.
Every nineteen months Venus moves into our evening sky, stays for about nine and a half months and then disappears below our evening horizon
Designation: Venus Visual magnitude: -3.8 (varies between -3.4 to -4.2 over its cycle) Apparent size: 18 arc seconds. current. … More
No astrophotography for the last few weeks for me, (mostly thanks to 90% cloudy nights) but also probably none for … More
Our neighbouring planet Venus recently returned to the evening sky and will dominate the Western sky after sunset until Ocober. … More
Some of my recent astro-images with the Canon 60D camera – no telescope and no light pollution filter. The star … More
No, that really isn’t the Moon. It’s a planet – Venus. It’s summer here in Sydney and the late sunsets … More
I love planetary conjunctions and watching the Solar System in action as the planets follow their orbits across the sky. … More
Magnificent Venus returned to the evening sky in July 2016 and will remain dominant in the Western sky until March … More