This evening, the planets Jupiter and Venus briefly aligned to form (nearly upside down) two eyes and a frowning mouth in the southwest night sky. If you missed it, you can see it again in May 2013. Meanwhile, here's a picture from my back deck. (Click on picture to view larger image.)

2008-12-01 - Planetary Conjunction as seen from Pine Mountain Club, California.  Photo by Eric Mack
The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. - Psalm 19:1
Learn more: Wired Science: Planets Align in a Frown

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The 2009 Cosmic Frown (A Planetary Conjunction)

Hi Eric -

My husband and I saw a preview last night from our front yard in Calabasas Hills, CA. Sights such as these are humbling, beautiful and fantastic, to say the least.

Trisha

Posted at 12/2/2008 12:06:24 AM by Trisha Fajnor



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