Posts Tagged ‘venus’

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.