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Look Up! Clear Skies Offer Perfect Chance To See Venus, Jupiter In Metro Detroit

You couldn’t ask for a better night to gaze at the sky.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2015

Venus (L) and Jupiter (R) rise together in a rare conjunction over the Hell Gate (rear) and Robert F. Kennedy (front) Bridges in the early morning of August 18, 2014 in New York. The two planets were separated by about 0.25 degrees as viewed from Earth. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Look Up! Spot Rare ‘Double Star’ In The Sky Tuesday Night

There will be something special to see in the night sky on June 30…

CBS Detroit–06/30/2015

L) Jupiter high in the sky - on the right is the planet Venus. (Credit/Evan Jankens)

Look Up! The Brightest Planets In The June Sky Vie For Your Attention

On the brightness scale, Venus ranks top as the brightest planet and trails only the sun and the moon as brightest sky object.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

Space enthusiasts try to see the planet Venus passing the sun. (AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA

WSU Telescopes Hone In On Venus Passing The Sun

A rare sighting of the planet Venus passing the sun Tuesday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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The Last Transit Of Venus During Our Lifetime

The planet Venus will pass between the Earth and the Sun — appearing as a small black dot passing across the sun’s bright disk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

NASA venus transit

UM: Venus Transit Could Help Understanding Of Solar Wind

Beyond the romance of its rarity, Tuesday’s transit of Venus could help scientists learn more about the composition of the solar wind — the stream of charged particles emanating from the sun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2012