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Take a spectacular image of the Venus planet from the island

A photograph taken this week from Aguadill shows the Venus planet next door in great detail. It is a planet that shines brighter than can be seen from the Earth's perspective.

"Venus looks impressive in the morning, and just before dawn on Thursday it looks even more amazing when accompanied by a small moon and the Jupiter planet," said the Caribbean Astronomical Society (SAC).

The Educational Institution noted that it is best to appreciate the beautiful sky view from. and at

Ephraine Moraless, one of the outstanding SAC astrophotographers, was given the image of Venus, which even featured some parts of the atmosphere of a neighboring planet.

The SAC explained that the Venus phases, similar to those of the Moon, look like, because we see that the planet is illuminated on the one hand because it is a planet that is slightly closer to the Sun. a planet like Jupiter, its location further from our orbit allows us to see its sphere fully illuminated, ”the organization added.

SAC explained the remarkable brilliance of Venus that this is mainly because of its dense sulfuric clouds in the atmosphere and, in conjunction with its relative proximity to the Sun, it creates a planet. very much reflective and bright. "It is also the largest planet it of on Earth, ”said the educational institution.

He said that although it was recently about 54 million kilometers (33.5 million miles) from our planet, Venus now has 80 million miles (129 million miles) from Earth.

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