Rare Five-Planet Alignment Visible TONIGHT and for 2 weeks

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  1. GerryDavid

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    http://story.news.yahoo.com/fc?cid=34&tmpl=fc&in=Science&cat=Astronomy_and_Space

    Rare Five-Planet Alignment Visible
    (AP) - Five planets are arrayed across the evening sky in a spectacular night show that won't be back for another three decades. For the next two weeks, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — the five closest planets — should be easily visible at dusk, along with the moon. "It's semi-unique," said Myles Standish, an astronomer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. More...
     
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    Cloud cover here in Indy tonight. :(
     
  3. MDowdey

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    is that why i have been howling like a dog for the last hour? i was wondering why i was doing that!!



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    dude, go back and look at your history bar. you'be been scanning manda's photos again. hence, the howling. (planet alignment causing howling, ya right....)
     
  5. MDowdey

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    yeah, i guess your right. those hands!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    Did we ever figure out what the hands were...ahem...on in that first shot??

    :scratch: :drool: :crazy:
     
  7. MDowdey

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    does it matter? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:




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    Same here in Texas :cry:
     
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    Lucky there's no fire hydrants in your living room!
     
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    who needs a fire hydrant? carpet looks good to me.


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    Turns out its overcast here to, to many clouds, no stars. Foey, I was outside with my slr and tripod. Oh well, perhaps tomorrow night.
     
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