Astronomy: October 2006 Archives

Well Worth A Look

Crescent Venus and Moon Astronomy Picture of the Day, NASA GSFC

"There's something behind these clouds. Those faint graceful arcs, upon inspection, are actually far, far in the distance. They are the Earth's Moon and the planet Venus. Both the Moon and Venus are bright enough to be seen during the day, and both are quite capable of showing a crescent phase."

Volunteer Observatory WASP-1b Observations, Fleenor Astronomy Webpage

"I am pleased to report my successful observation of WASP-1b, on 2006.10.02 UT from my backyard observatory in Knoxville, TN (USA). This is a newly discovered exoplanet in the constellation Andromeda orbiting the star GSC 2265: 0107."


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