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Astronomy news

http://www.space.com/scienceastronom...nsit_2004.html


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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

I'm talking about Venus the planet, of course ..

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

Hey you're an astronomy fan too!!!!


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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

hey that's pretty exciting, thanks alfonsojose.

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

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I'm talking about Venus the planet, of course ..
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when I first saw the title of this thread I already thought it might be an allusion to Venus, the tennis player

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

Mister Q --> you welcome, as always
Esquimaux --> you? Now, I can post a planet's pic next to Youzhny's or Rainer's one Double pleasure.

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

alfonso, any pics of URANUS?!

sorry, I couldn't resist...

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

Bump !! Get ready, astronomy fans

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It passed by about a half hour ago... but the astrologists scared me into not seeing it, with all their talk about "permanent damage to the eye". And I don't know how to do the cardboard trick
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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

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Sure, MisterQ.

The first one is an artist's rendering of the cloudtops of Uranus, with the Voyager 2 probe overhead.

The second one is my pour friend Ur, and his hemorrhoids

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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

From yahoo ..

A bird flies during a transit of Venus, lower left, observed in Wakkanai, a town at the northernmost tip of Japan on Tuesday, June 8, 2004. A transit takes place when Venus passes between the Earth and the Sun. (AP Photo/ Kyodo)
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Re: Astronomy fans - Venus Crosses the sun june 8

http://www.space.com/news/ap_051103_copernicus.html

Copernicus' Grave found in polish church

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Re: Astronomy news

Thanks Alfonso.

here's another article from last week that might be of interest:

http://edition.cnn.com/2005/TECH/spa...to.moons.reut/

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