Posts Tagged ‘crescent’

The Constellation Sutro as It Appeared Last Night Over San Francisco

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

You know that Autumn has come to San Francisco when you see a crescent moon inside of the nine red stars that make up the Sutro Constellation.

As seen from Duboce Park around 8:00 PM last night:

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Red stars at night, a Sailor’s delight

Jupiter and Venus Above San Francisco – the Star of Bethlehem?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

What you’ve got here is the three brightest objects in the night sky all posing for a family portrait above Golden Gate Park. Venus and Jupiter are in conjunction (conjunction junction, what’s your function?)and the cresent moon is thrown in as a bonus. Here’s another view.

What’s it all mean? Well, if you were born during such a rare conjunction back in the day, then “brutality and vulgarity are intolerable to you” per AstrologyWeek. A similar display might have been the Star of Bethlehem about 2000 years ago, if you want to believe that.

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Enjoy.