View Full Version : Venus and Mercury tonight

08-04-2010, 08:02 PM
Over the next few days they will be getting closer but tonight the family got to see this very elusive world for the first time - try and grab it if you can - look west about 1.2 an hour after sunset

Mercury is so hard to see it is hardly ever this high up in the sky

happy hunting


12-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Colin has just called me into the garden to look at the 'spaceships' he thinks he has seen :rolleyes: I told him I think it could be Venus and Mercury :lol:

There looks to be three though - low in the sky and to the west, each an equal distance apart and look like they are flashing :unsure: Is this Venus and Mercury or are like Colin thinks we are being invaded? :lol:

13-04-2010, 01:23 AM
remember stars twinkle(flash lol) but planets dont