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Re: (IAAC) Obj: celestial object(planet) western sky following setting sun. Very very bright. Can be seen with naked eye @ 3-5pm daylight. - Inst: ?



That's venus.
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>Observer: Dave Newman
>Your skills: Beginner (< one year)
>Date/time of observation: 2/6/01 @ 5:30pm pacific time
>Location of site: Hayward CA (Lat , Elev )
>Site classification: Suburban
>Sky darkness: almost twighlight <Limiting magnitude>
>Seeing:  <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
>Moon presence: Minor - crescent or far from object
>Instrument: ?
>Magnification: low
>Filter(s): none
>Object(s): celestial object(planet) western sky following setting sun.
>Very very bright.  Can be seen with naked eye @ 3-5pm daylight.
>Category: Other.
>Class:
>Constellation: n/a
>Data: mag   size
>Position: RA :  DEC :
>Description:
>This object looks like a very bright star with the naked eye.  Can be seen
>everyday
>following the setting sun.  Through a very low powered telescope, object
>looks like the
>moon from very far away.  So bright can be seen in daylight with naked eye.
>Need feedback ASAP.ASAP please!
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Michael Lott
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