A newsboard for reporting bird sightings, happenings & announcements,miscellany in north Brooklyn and the 3 main central north Brooklyn green regions : historic Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden & north half of Kings County, & Greenwood Cemetery.A service for Brooklyn birders and visitors. Also note: Conservation issues & miscellany posts.
VENUS-MOON CONJUNCTION: When the sun goes down tonight, July 15th, step outside and look west. The crescent Moon is passing by Venus, forming a tight conjunction in the sunset sky. Visit today's edition of Spaceweather.com for observing tips, sky maps, and photos.
Above: Jingpeng Liu took this picture of the Moon approaching Venus over Qingdao, China, on July 15th. Later today, North Americans will see a much closer pairing with only 1 degree of arc separating the two. Browse:Realtime Photo Gallery