Posts Tagged ‘venus’

Ugly New Statue Appears South of Market – Like the Goddess of Democracy But Without Arms – “Venus de Rent Control”

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Man, this thing is surprisingly ugly. Here’s prolly the best way to show it, with the perpetually-clogged 8th Street (considered “excess road space” by our corrupt SFMTA, somehow).

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A little closer and now it looks out of focus, non? The buildings in front and behind look to be in focus, but not the thing itself.

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And here it is. (I swear this is in focus.)

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Anyway, just like the real Goddess of Democracy, this thing was made in China, for better or worse.

IDK, man. Who signed off on this? Wouldn’t it have been better to have taxed the Father of Rent Control $5,000,000 and then have put the money in our General Fund?

Jupiter Descending, Over a Benihana – Along with la Luna y Venus – Conjunction, What’s Your Function?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Check it, it’s the moon together with Jupiter, the Gas Giant, up high and Venus, the Evening Star on the right, all converging, equilateral trianagularily, over a Benihana Japanese Steakhouse.

As seen during Summer Solstice 2015:

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Merry part.

Evening Star Update: Venus, the Superbright “Star” You Can See in the Daytime, Especially These Days

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Look to the skies at 3:00 PM or so and you just might spot it.

All the deets

As seen yesterday evening:

San Francisco City Hall Goes Blue and Yellow to Help Steal the Golden State Warriors From Oakland

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Thusly:

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At first I was thinking…Easter?

And then I thought Boston Marathon.

And then I realized it was for the GSW.

Is it a little cheesy to do this so far ahead of time?

Yep, IMO.

Oakland doesn’t have much, you know.

They were going to get a pair of pandas from China, but that didn’t work out.

Oh well.

That’s Venus, the Evening Star, to the right of the dome, BTW.

And that’s a #5 Fulton hover bus heading inbound on McAllister…

A Different Take on the Venus-Jupiter Conjunction over San Francisco

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

The recent conjunction of Venus and Jupiter over San Francisco was certainly memorable.

But now comes ohad* For The Win:

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Well played, good sir.

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.