Thursday, September 20, 2012
venus at 7
last week, the morning sky came with moon and venus.
today it's her alone: venus, the morning star. which of course isn't a star, but a planet, reflecting the sunlight.
also, it's 2 more day to equinox.
more sky moments, "venus with moon" included, here: sky diary
PS - and i just checked the wiki note: "Morning star" is the name given to the planet Venus when it appears in the east before sunrise (as though heralding the coming of the morning). "Phosphorus" or "Light-Bringer" (Greek Φωσφόρος Phōsphoros) is the ancient Greek mythological name for the planet. It is also named Ἑωσφόρος, Heosphoros, "Dawn-bringer".