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    Mercury looking on as Venus and Jupiter approach conjunction. 26th of August 2016, Sundays River, Kirkwood.

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    Conjuction proper, the next day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mintaka View Post
    Mercury looking on as Venus and Jupiter approach conjunction. 26th of August 2016, Sundays River, Kirkwood.

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    I saw it last night, beautiful and so bright in the evening sky
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    I also took this the night of the 27th. Did not know what it was.

    @Mintaka. Very nice pics.
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    This will only be seen November 2065 again. I saw it completely by chance - what a luck!

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    Vary nice! Had a good view thereof that evening from Centurion too.

    @Mintaka: Not sure why I never clicked before but have just put 2 and 2 together w.r.t. your alias! Assuming that Orion must be your fav constellation!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bateleur View Post
    Assuming that Orion must be your fav constellation!
    Rigil was already taken, and Bellatrix just sounded silly!
    Last edited by Mintaka; 2016/08/31 at 07:43 AM.
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