Photos by Thad V'Soske - Planets

As the planets gracefully orbit around the Sun they occasionally appear to gather together in our morning or evening skies. Their distant reflected sunlight punctuates the deep blue hues of twilight, making wonderful subjects for my camera. -Thad

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The moon, Venus, and Mars shine before morning twilight on Dec 1, 2002.
Near Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California.
This photo can be found on SpaceWeather.com
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The moon, Venus, and Mars shine in morning twilight on Dec 1, 2002.
Near Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California.

The moon, Venus, and Mars gather in the evening twilight on May 14, 2002.
Alpine, California.
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Early morning planetary alignment from Sunrise Hwy in Mt. Laguna, California.
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Dutch-style windmill with early morning planetary alignment in Carlsbad, California.
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Windmill and evening planetary alignment from Ramona, California.

Early morning planetary grouping from El Cajon, California.
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Venus & Jupiter conjunction in evening twilight reflection, 6/04/2002. Lake Morena, California. This photo was featured on SpaceWeather.com

Venus & Jupiter conjunction in evening twilight reflection, 6/04/2002. Lake Morena, California. This photo was featured on SpaceWeather.com
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Venus & Jupiter conjunction in evening twilight against a rocky crest silhouette, 6/02/2002.
Near 'Lucky 5 Ranch', Cuyamaca, California.

Pre-dawn moon and Venus conjunction over Otay Lakes. Chula Vista, California.
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Birch Aquarium Grey Whale bronze sculpture with evening moon & Venus conjunction.
This photo was featured in Explorations magazine's 2000 Annual Report of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Satellite Oceanography Facility with evening moon & Venus conjunction.
This photo was featured on APOD on 3/08/2001.
and it is on display at the United Kingdom's National Space Center.
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