News from the world of maths: Heavenly threesome

Monday, December 01, 2008

Heavenly threesome

Tonight sees a rare astronomical event: the Moon, Venus and Jupiter can all be seen close to each other in the same region of the night sky. In fact, Venus just passed behind the Moon! Over the next few nights, clouds permitting, you'll be able to see them slowly moving apart — get out your telescopes and look out for bright objects near the Moon!

posted by Plus @ 6:01 PM


At 1:23 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh noes, missed it! Please can you post the skywatching tips well in advance.

BTW, they won't be near the moon for long.



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