Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Saturn, Venus and Mercury will be forming a tight trio for the next two weeks. Eventually they will be within 5 degrees of each other, which the astronomical criteria for the term trio. Venus is dead center and brightest, Mercury is to its lower right, Saturn its upper left. At the top are Castor (right) and Pollux (left), the twins of Gemini. You'll need to look at the full-size picture to see them all.

This picture was taken just after ten p.m. from the Michigan Beach pier in St. Catharines. Posted by Hello