Tuesday, January 17, 2012

UPDATED: Venus: banded, dusky markings visible

CLICK HERE FOR AN INDEPENDENT VISUAL OBSERVATION MADE BY PAUL ABEL USING PATRICK MOORE'S 12.5" REFLECTOR AT SELSEY, UK.




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ALPO Report - Venus, 12 January 2012:

Banded dusky markings visible
South Cusp-Cap brighter
South Cusp Cap larger
North and South Cusp-Bands both visible
No dark hemisphere illumination
Limb band not visible
Terminator geometrically regular
Terminator shading visible
No atmospheric features detected

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