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  • Jupiter, Venus and Mars hit the planetary headlines

    Jupiter from Hubble on 14 April, 2014, and showing how its Great Red Spot has shrunk over the last two decades. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center)

    The most famous feature on giant planet Jupiter, the Great Red Spot, is steadily shrinking. This change...

     
  • Mercury, Venus and Saturn line up

    Mercury, Venus and Saturn photographed from Walmer, UK. Credit: Paul Sutherland

    If you have never seen Mercury before, now is a very good opportunity. The innermost planet that never...

     
  • Transit ‘brought Venus bugs to Earth’

    An impression of how the solar wind strips air from Venus. Credit: ESA

    The Transit of Venus this week launched an invasion of alien bugs from the planet to the Earth, a leading...

     
  • Get set for second Transit of Venus

    The 2004 Transit photographed from the UK by Skymania's Paul Sutherland

    The aureole as visible during the 2004 transit using the DOT telescope in La Palma. Credit: Tanga et...

     
  • Venus and Moon play hide-and-seek

    Venus and Moon play hide-and-seek

    A cosmic encounter between the Moon and Venus must be one of the more spectacular events in amateur astronomy....

     
  • Venus and Jupiter in evening show

    Venus and Jupiter in evening show

    Two bright planets are closing in for a spectacular conjunction with the Moon in the evening sky. Venus,...

     
  • Venus and Jupiter in double dazzle

    Venus and Jupiter in double dazzle

    Two bright planets, Venus and Jupiter, will come together for a spectacular pairing in the sky this Friday...

     
  • How to find Venus in daylight

    How to find Venus in daylight

    A daylight Venus and the Moon in June The planet Venus is currently shining brilliantly in the pre-dawn...

     
  • Venus and Saturn in close encounter

    Venus and Saturn in close encounter

    Two bright planets are closing in for a spectacular rendezvous in the evening sky this weekend. Ringed...