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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 19:16:48 EDT

Hi all,

Watch Venus close in on the Sun over the next few days on the SOHO Lasco C3 
images! Visit: http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/realtime/c3/512/

Venus is the brilliant object on the left; you can also see Aldebaran on the 
lower right at the moment, but it will gradually be left behind over the next 
day or so as the Sun moves inexorably on along the ecliptic. 

Eventually Venus should show up on the closer images too, e.g. Lasco C2

There's something majestic about this, isn't there? - the sheer inevitability 
of it, compared with the unpredictability of human things....

Clear Skies for Tuesday morning!

Terry Moseley

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