Latest Discoveries on Venus, Second Planet From the Sun
Venus, second planet from the sun, is the brightest planet in our solar system.
This early morning shot of the iconic salt march captures the crescent moon with Jupiter and Venus.
The annual meteor shower reaches its high point on August 11-13, 2012. Jupiter, Venus, the crescent moon and red giant star Aldebaron add to the skywatching spectacle.
See sky maps to help spot the skywatching events of August 2012.
Serene morning image features the crescent moon, Taurus, Jupiter and Venus.
See spectacular stargazer photos of Jupiter, Venus and the moon shining together in the night sky during July 2012.
The trio will be visible in the early morning sky on July 15.
Night sky photographer Ajay Talwar shoots bright planets in beautiful conjunction over historic Lodi Gardens in India.
See our favorite images of July 2012 skywatching events submitted by SPACE.com readers.
Night sky watchers will have a variety of events to enjoy in July 2012.
From July through August, planet groupings in the pre-dawn and dusk skies will impress skywatchers around the world.
Being awake at dawn has its benefits in July as Venus and Jupiter converge and set the table for a skywatching show that also stars the crescent Moon with Earthshine, a star cluster and more.
Astrophotographer Thierry Legault snapped the spectacular image from Australia.
Skywatcher P-M Heden took this spectacular photo from Sweden’s capital Stockholm on March 11.
See how astronomers at Mount Wilson Observatory's Solar Tower captured the Venus Transit of 2012.
Stunning photos of the historic celestial event from Southern California.
Stunning photos of the 2012 Venus transit by astrophotographers Imelda Joson and Edwin Aguirre.
In this stunning space wallpaper, Hinode captured this stunning view of the transit of Venus on June 5, 2012,-- the last instance of this rare phenomenon until 2117.