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Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye TONIGHT- NASA News

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venus is the second planet from the Sun

and the brightest planet in the solar

system has seen from Earth Venus also

happens to be the third brightest body

in our skies after the Sun and the moon

early stargazers often referred to Venus

as the morning star or the evening star

because of how bright it appears

everything you need to know about Venus

Venus is the second closest planet to

the Sun orbiting the star from a

distance of about 67 million miles 108

million kilometer for comparison Earth

orbits the Sun from an average distance

of about 93 million miles

149 point six million kilometer because

the planet spins backwards the Sun on

Venus rises in the West and sets in the

east Venus has no moons or rings of its

own and its surface is a barren volcanic

landscape of mountains and plateaus

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surface temperatures on Venus reach a

sweltering 465 C 900 death readmore

Venus at night watch Venus implied is

live tonight how to see Venus and playa

DS in conjunction stargazers are in for

a treat tonight

April 3rd because Venus will cross paths

with the star cluster deities according

to the Jodrell Bank Center for

Astrophysics Venus will appear just to

the left of the star Merapi in playa B's

look of the planet and cluster in the

Western skies when viewed from London

although you might be able to catch a

faint glimpse of Venus just before

sunset wait until after 8 p.m. for the

best results the cosmic duo will then be

visible until after midnight when they

dipped below the horizon but do not

worry because you will have a chance to

catch them again tomorrow

what is the flyer his star cluster also

known as the Seven Sisters the Pleiades

cluster can be found near the

constellation of Taurus the ball

although only six of its stars are

visible to us on earth there are more

than 1000 in the cluster

according to Space Agency NASA the

cluster has been observed since ancient

times but it was Italian astronomer

Galileo Galilei who first laid eyes on

it through a telescope NASA said it has

an apparent magnitude of 1.6 and can be

seen with the naked eye the cluster is

best observed during January let's look

at why

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