The Half-Astrophysicist Blog

Venus and the Pleiades

Venus and the Pleiades are having a nice conjunction. Look west after sunset for the brightest thing you can see. That’s Venus. Tonight the Pleiades were almost directly to the right of Venus. Here is what it looked like from Tucson.

Venus will continue to get higher in the sky and the Pleiades are sinking lower each night after sunset. You can still get a good view the next few nights, so give it a shot.

April 26, 2010 - Posted by | Astronomy, Astrophotography, Observing

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