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    Swinging in the hammock Ilikai's Avatar
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    Got a question...

    Can anyone tell me what that real bright star is in the western sky about 25 degrees above the horizon just after dark. This thing is as bright as a small plane light and I don't have a star chart program to find out what it is.
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    Ili - if it is what I think it is that's not a star at all it's the planet Venus
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    I agree with Duxxy -- that should be Venus.
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    ok, wasn't sure if it was venus or a real bright Jupiter or one of the other planets or some bright star I hadn't noticed before. I just hadn't seen anything that bright in the sky since I saw Sirius in the Southern Sky.
    Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!" -- Steve Parker

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