In the evening sky of Brittany, France, Venus is photographed against the Pleiades star cluster in a rare close conjunction. Click on the second photo to view a wider framing of this scene. Also known as the Seven Sisters, even the brightest naked-eye Pleiades stars are over a thousand times fainter than Venus, our closest planetary neighbor.



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  • Deborah Flowers Reply

    WOW! Extrordinary Glory!

    April 13, 2012 at 12:03 pm

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