Lunar occultation of Venus, time-lapse

Lunar occultation of Venus, time-lapse

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Credit: DAVID NUNUK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Lunar occultation of Venus, time-lapse image. During this event, the planet Venus (smaller crescent) passed behind the crescent Moon (larger crescent), with the time-lapse sequence showing the position of Venus as it passed across the sky. This type of event is known as an occultation, in this case a lunar occultation of Venus. Photographed from southern California, USA, on the morning of 22 April 2009.

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