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2012-03-14 15:47:00

Skywatchers are in for a real treat this week as Jupiter, Venus and other objects in the solar system put on a spectacular nighttime show.

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2010-06-03 12:40:00

People living in the northern hemisphere will be able to go out any night this week an hour after sunset and see Venus, Saturn and Mars.

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2006-04-13 10:41:09

This month, Venus can guide you to a naked-eye planet that ancient astronomers inexplicably failed to see.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.