Shooting at the heavens

Accidental poetic image: "During World War II, aircraft spotters sometimes mistook Venus for an enemy airplane. There were even cases in which Venus drew antiaircraft fire."

I'm too sleepy right now to figure out or explain why that's beautiful and poetic and pathetic all at the same time. But it is.

Anyway, Venus and Jupiter will appear very close to the crescent moon Monday night. If your sky is clear, take a look.


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