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Venus Express still on the move

Let’s not forget that the Venus Express is still out there doing its job, circling Venus, observing this hellhole. An overview of the results until now can be read here.


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How big is yours?

Compare your favorite inner planet to the others and see how big it is: From left to right Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars. And who is hottest? Find out yourself. No boasting please.


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Bright Venus

These days Venus is a very visible companion in the western sky at night, from twilight to dusk. With clear skies, look west around eight in the evening, low in the west, and you won’t…


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Almodovar, Spain on APOD

Just a nice picture. "Explanation: While Comet McNaught ruled southern skies, last week’s conjunction of the Moon and Venus could be enjoyed by denizens of both hemispheres of planet Earth. The two more commonly viewed…



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Cooling down in hell

It’s hot on Venus. We already knew. But we do have some cooler places, like 450 Celcius instead of 473 Celcius, as Venus Express shows us. Here you can see the cooler spots for your…