Smiley Moon from down under

December 6, 2008 at 1:37 am Leave a comment

What the looked like from here

What the alignment looked like from here

A couple of nights ago I noticed the crescent moon resting right over two bright lights, that I assumed were Venus and Jupiter . These are the brightest objects in our night sky when no meteorites are zooming by!

I thought it was kinda cool at the time, but only now realize that this was a fairly unusual occurance, according to Graham Tibbetts of the UK Telegraph.

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A rare positioning of planets Venus (top left) and Jupiter (top right)and the

crescent moon of the Earth provides a “smiley” effect that captivated Asia

Monday night Dec. 2, 2008. Photo: AP

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