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    There will be a wonderful conjuction in the sky on December 1, 2008. The moon in its waxing crescent phase will be less than a finger's width (at arm's distance) away from bright Venus and nearly as bright Jupiter. Step outside around 45 minutes after local sunset and you should see a rare sight like this:










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    I have my fingers crossed for a clear night as from where we are Venus will be occulted by the moon

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    Sure enough here is what you might see:










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    Ooh, nice. Will I be able to see it from the east coast of the UK?
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    oh yes :D

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    Very cool!! I wanna see



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    Ok for our old friend Kazz down under...here is the view. This view is at 8:30 local time.










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    Thank you, going to put it on the calendar. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skywatcher, post: 77125
    oh yes :D
    So, that wold be around 6pm?
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    Will I get to see it?

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