A ring around Venus.

Trying to catch the moon-venus phenom tonight or tomorrow!

Astronomy and Law

Researchers from The Open University and the University of Central Lancashire in the U.K., have found a ring of dust following the orbit of Venus.

Using data from the STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) spacecraft, researchers found the ring dust trailing behind the second planet for about 137 million miles (220 million kilometers).

The ring is similar to the one found about 20 years ago trailing our own planet.  The dust is part of the zodiacal dust that permeates the Solar system.

As the name implies, the dust is responsible for the zodiacal light that you can catch at sunset and sunrise.

The dust is not relevant to planetary formation, because it is only about 100,000 years old.  However, the ring is very important in understanding what happens to interplanetary dust, which forms from asteroid collisions and cometary dust.

– Ex astris, scientia –

I am and avid amateur astronomer…

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Author: deWriterMD

In the fall of 1999, I was ordained as a metaphysical minister in the Order of Melchizedek, ordained by Reverend Dan Chesbro and became a member of the Sanctuary of the Beloved (New York). I studied further under Reverend Brown at the United Metaphysical Churches of America in Roanoke, Virginia, which had its origins in the Spiritualist Movement. I am also a Master Teacher of Sekhem Seichim Reiki with over eleven years of experience practicing and teaching Reiki. I have also given messages and ‘sermons’ at Arlington Metaphysical Chapel (Virginia), where I led adult study classes on a variety of esoteric topics. My online group, One with Spirit Meta-Journal Forum, has been going strong since early 2002. I'm also known for my Psychic Portraits, art from beyond the physical.

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