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Can Lunar Earthshine Reveal Ashen Light on Venus? - Universe Today
A recent celestial event provided a fascinating look at a long-standing astronomical mystery. Is the ‘ashen light of Venus’ a real phenomena or an illusion? On October 8th, the waning crescent Moon occulted (passed in front of) the bright planet Venus for observers in the southern hemisphere. And while such occurrences aren’t at all rare—the … Continue reading "Can Lunar Earthshine Reveal Ashen Light on Venus?"