Astro-Challenge: Watch the Moon Occult Venus in the Daytime

Astro-Challenge: Watch the Moon Occult Venus in the Daytime
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The Moon meets Venus on February 26th, 2014. Image credit and copyright: Konstantinos Spanos

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The year 2015 saved one of the best astronomical events for last, as the waning crescent Moon occults (passes in front of) the planet Venus as seen from North America on Monday, December 7th.

This is the final of seven naked eye occultations of planets by the Moon in 2015, three of which involve Venus. It’s also the best of the year, well positioned for North America. (…)
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