Mars may have the limelight at the moment, but Venus could be a better target for humanity.
In 1995, the STS-70 crew took the following picture of the Earth limb horizon during sunrise. The two specs seen in the image are Venus and Mars.
Happy 80th, Ringo! Here's my view of Earth (and Venus) from the surface of Mars where I'm thinking about your message of #PeaceAndLove , and how in good times and in tough ones, we all get by with a little help from our friends.
There’s a lot to spot in the sky this month. Turn an eye upwards to find: ☀️ The Northern Hemisphere’s #SummerSolstice in full swing ✨ The Summer Triangle of stars in the East 🔭 Morning planetary views of Mars, Jupiter & Venus And more! Look:
What's up in the March sky? 🔭A planetary grouping of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn 🐶⭐ Sirius (aka the Dog Star) 🌙 Venus, the crescent Moon and the Pleiades To see all of this and more, find out when to look up:
What can you see in the night sky this month? ? Beautiful pairings of planets and the crescent Moon throughout the month, at sunrise and sunset. Here's where and when to look to see Venus, Saturn and Mars:
40 light-years away, lie the 7 Earth-sized planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system. We now know that: ?The planets are mostly made of rock ?Some have 250x’s more water than Earth ?3 of the planets favor compact atmospheres similar to Earth, Venus & Mars.