October 22, 2019

AstroEvent of the Week: February 2nd-8th, 2009; Spot a Daytime Venus!

A Daytime Venus Shortly After Occultation. (Video by Author).

 

Astronomy isn’t just restricted to a night time activity. Many folks do not realize that objects such as the Moon can be spotted even in broad daylight. This week, I give you a fun daytime naked eye challenge; spotting Venus in the daytime.  No special equipment is required; just a sharp set of eyes and persistence. [Read more...]