Daytime lunar occultation of Venus

posted: 2685 days ago, on Monday, 2010 Sep 13 at 19:43
tags: astronomy, Venus, Moon, occultation.

Golly-gosh! Saturday's occultation of Venus by the Moon was a delightful sight!

Some twitters 'n emails:

holy crap!
Wow! Maan venus awesomeness!
Nifty, sekuriteitswag langs die pad probeer opsweep vir die okkasie.
Got it!!! :-) awesome!
Showed two white bergies and two middle class whites...
That's really cool! Thanks Auke.

A selection of images can be enjoyed in the slide show - thanks to everyone who shared their images!

Slide show

  Maciej Soltynski  [click to start slide show]


  1. Hans van der Merwe's video of the disappearance (go to YouTube)
  2. Oleg's Astronomical Gallery
  3. ASSA Bloemfontein Centre's blog
  4. Suki and Gavin Lock's images on Suki's blog.

nothing more to see. please move along.