MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos on Thursday noticed a phenomenon within the night time sky, the place the Earth’s moon visibly went aspect by aspect with Venus.
The phenomenon, known as a conjunction, is the place the Moon and Venus shared the identical proper ascension, in accordance with the UP Astronomical Society.
“From Quezon City, the pair will become visible around 6:17 PM as the dusk sky fades and will then sink towards the horizon at 9:04 PM,” the UP Astronomical Society beforehand mentioned in a put up final Feb. 3.
The conjunction was clearly seen not simply in Quezon Metropolis, but in addition in different components of the nation as effectively.
Jeah Sacedon, 15, was capable of take pictures of the phenomenon whereas she was on her means residence in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
“Nakita ko po yung Moon and Venus sa sky habang sunset po, kaya I decided to take photos of it po,” Sacedon advised INQUIRER.internet in a non-public alternate on Twitter.
(I noticed the Moon and Venus within the sky whereas at sundown, that’s the place I made a decision to take pictures.)
Princess Rogelle Serentas, 20, was additionally fortunate to get an important view of the conjunction from her residence in Alabel, Saranggani province.
Her pictures, taken at 7:08 p.m., confirmed a more in-depth look of the Moon and venus conjunction. Serentas’ pictures had been successful amongst netizens as effectively, as her Twitter put up earned 986 retweets and 1,955 likes, as of this writing.
Edited by JPV
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