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January would not be so exciting if it weren’t for the two times we can see a close encounter between the Moon, Venus, and Mars. Also visible this month are Jupiter, Saturn, and maybe Mercury.
December brings us good views of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter, maybe some Geminid Meteors & a good Lunar occultation of Aldebaran!
November brings us good views of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, maybe some Leonid Meteors,!
What to look out, and up, for in November.
October brings us good views of Venus, Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter, the Orionid Meteor Shower, and night launch visible on the eastern seaboard, along with a challenge for the Pequea Valley Planetarium
Podcaster: Rob Webb (more…)
Date: August 12, 2009 Title: Ancient Astronomy; The Mayans Podcaster: Augusto Valdés Organization: Instituto de Astronomía UNAM www.astroscu.unam.mx. Description: A brief introduction on how the Mayans took advantage of their geographical location in order to study Venus, how they knew about other objects and the significance of their calendar. (and, briefly, how the world is […]