Sorry if anything I post has already been posted....
I too have been watching Venus since last August. Venus goes through phases like the moon, like a waxing and waning and is sometimes on a path that
seems it moves towards the Earth, making her look huge in the sky. I have watched the stars for a few years and I have seen Venus look as if she was
going to pop out of the sky and fall to Earth
I just read some stuff about how many crafts have been sent to Venus, which I find amazing and hard to believe due to the harsh temperatures and ill
makeup of Venus. I read they estimated it to be a 1 billion yrs old due to the little craters (when compared to Earth and Mars) that is on Venus. I do
not find that a safe way to theories Venus' age what so ever. But anywho
I am a believer in the stars showing a cycle that is the father of time more or less. I love to study ancient religions and I think that all cultures
interpreted the cosmic clock and their fate through the ages (or tried anyways). Venus had some neat conjunctions last yr and it began sparking a high
interest around Aug due to people looking for those conjunction. Venus and Jupiter conjuncted on DEC 1 (going by memory here, correct if wrong ) and
this was the time where Jupiter, Venus and the moon all formed a triangular formation. Most of the Northern Hem. saw a frowning face....most of the
southern Hem. saw a happy face (again, correct if wrong pls).
She has been busy soaking up energies and putting them forth. The ancient say that Venus used to have a kinda of tail, sometimes 2 tails. She is the
closest and brightest planet in our sky. But.........she is fixing to disappear ....and will return to our sights in 2010.
"Now Venus is poised to pass between the Earth and sun, and afterward reappear in the eastern sky before dawn. But you’ll still see Venus in the
evening for a few more weeks. As seen from both the northern and southern hemispheres, Venus will disappear from the evening sky by the end of
The tilt of the ecliptic – or pathway of the sun, moon and planets – at early evening gives the northern hemisphere Earth’s best view of Venus
throughout March. As seen from mid-northern latitudes, the ecliptic circles high overhead on March evenings. But, at mid-southern latitudes the
ecliptic lurks low in the evening sky.
So Venus appears higher up in the sky from here than in the southern hemisphere. That’s Venus – the brightest planet – still visible in the
evening between now and late March.
Another interesting feature of the path of Venus this month is that, this month, the planet climbs to its maximum distance north of the sun. This
means it’ll be possible for northern hemisphere viewers to see Venus before sunrise and after sunset on the same day, as Venus transitions to the
morning sky later this month. Watch for Venus’ double feature to happen around March 25. "
....Venus will be the brightest for 2009.
Its cool to see everyone watching and enjoying
Anyone into watching conjunctions? Venus 8 conjunctions with planets through 2008 and conjunted with Regulus (little king), the heart of Leo the
Lion). Venus and Mercury held a conjunctions that lasted for 3 days. Sept. 11 of last yr. Venus cconjuncted Mars. Then the Dec. 1st illuminations
wrapped up Venus' path very beautifully for '08. Venus makes a great tool to view conjunctions due to her brightness and easiness to see already,
another planet or star just adds to her.
I could go on....
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