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Venus, Mars and crescent moon to align in 'planetary conjunction' during 12-13 July
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Venus, Mars and crescent moon to align in 'planetary conjunction' during 12-13 July

People can use ordinary binocular to watch this event and those who continue watching the skies will even witness the departure of these planets.

Venus doesn't have enough water in its atmosphere to support active life, say scientists
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Venus doesn't have enough water in its atmosphere to support active life, say scientists

To back their claims, researchers used data from seven US and Soviet probes and one orbiter mission from late 1970s and early 1980s.

After NASA, ESA announces EnVision mission to Venus to study inner working of the planet
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After NASA, ESA announces EnVision mission to Venus to study inner working of the planet

ESA's Envision mission will be an orbiter and the target year for the launch is sometime in the 2030s.

NASA rejected missions to Jupiter and Neptune's moons: Here's what we might've found out
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NASA rejected missions to Jupiter and Neptune's moons: Here's what we might've found out

Instead, NASA chose two mission to Venus missions — Davinci and Veritas, awarding it US$500 million.

Rare glimpse of Venus in a new light captured by WISPR camera on NASA's Parker probe
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Rare glimpse of Venus in a new light captured by WISPR camera on NASA's Parker probe

Experts are still looking into the cause and origin of the streaks in the ethereal photograph, taken from 12,380 kilometres away.

Clouds of uncertainty: Scientists claim to have spotted signs of life on Venus but sceptics prevail
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Clouds of uncertainty: Scientists claim to have spotted signs of life on Venus but sceptics prevail

Venus' surface is a hellish place with temperatures well over 800 degrees Fahrenheit but it could've been much more like Earth today, with oceans and a moderate climate

Solar Orbiter approaches Venus in a flyby, conducts some planetary observations
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Solar Orbiter approaches Venus in a flyby, conducts some planetary observations

Since this flyby was the Solar Orbiter's first tryst with Venus, the team wasn't what to expect and will take a few days to dig into the data the instruments gathered.

Sweden's space agency to collaborate with ISRO for its Venus orbiter mission — Shukrayaan
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Sweden's space agency to collaborate with ISRO for its Venus orbiter mission — Shukrayaan

IRF's satellite instrument Venusian Neutrals Analyzer will study how the charged particles from the Sun interact with the atmosphere and exosphere of the planet.

BepiColombo probe to Mercury captures ultra close shot of Venus in close approach
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BepiColombo probe to Mercury captures ultra close shot of Venus in close approach

The pass of Venus was to lower the spacecraft's orbit around the Sun, to get closer to Mercury's orbit.

After phosphine, Indian researchers now discover amino acid glycine in Venus' atmosphere
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After phosphine, Indian researchers now discover amino acid glycine in Venus' atmosphere

There are some 500 known amino acids, only 20% of which are encoded for, in living organisms. Glycine is the simplest amino acid.

Bits of Venus from ancient asteroid collisions may be hidden under the moon's surface
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Bits of Venus from ancient asteroid collisions may be hidden under the moon's surface

Venus is thought to have had an Earth-like atmosphere, but experienced runaway greenhouse effect, resulting in its current climate.

Back to Venus: Rocket Lab looks to beat NASA in search for life on Venus, other worlds
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Back to Venus: Rocket Lab looks to beat NASA in search for life on Venus, other worlds

Rocket Lab will need help from leading scientists, and has already recruited MIT astronomer and planetary scientist Sara Seager.

Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds
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Phosphine found in the Venus atmosphere, could be signs of 'aerial life' in planet's clouds

A chemically-synthesized bioweapon and agricultural fumigant, phosphine in also naturally made by some anaerobic microbes in low oxygen environments.

Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds
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Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds

In proving that Venus is geographically active, scientists are looking to understand why Earth and Venus evolved so differently despite being so similar.

Scientists find 37 recently-active volcanic structures on Venus; some could still be active
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Scientists find 37 recently-active volcanic structures on Venus; some could still be active

Venus is also covered by clouds of sulfuric acid and has surface temperatures hot enough to melt lead.

Five planets and a crescent moon will line up in a rare pre-dawn spectacle today, 20 July
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Five planets and a crescent moon will line up in a rare pre-dawn spectacle today, 20 July

The planets would look to a human eye like extraordinarily bright stars, unlike the familiar photos we've seen captured by a spacecraft.

Captivating image of NEOWISE comet as seen by NASA's Parker Solar Probe released
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Captivating image of NEOWISE comet as seen by NASA's Parker Solar Probe released

NEOWISE was observed to have two ion tails, which intrigued researchers as it was unusual for a comet.

NASA is planning to study the surface of Venus, explore its  geologic history through VERITAS mission
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NASA is planning to study the surface of Venus, explore its geologic history through VERITAS mission

Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography & Spectroscopy is one of NASA’s four proposed missions to study secrets of the solar system.

NASA's planetary scientist create a simulation to show how the different sunsets looks like on various planets
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NASA's planetary scientist create a simulation to show how the different sunsets looks like on various planets

The sunset on Uranus is a bright blue colour that fades to royal blue with hints of turquoise due to the interaction of sunlight with the atmosphere.

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover clicks images of the Earth and Venus in the red planet’s night sky
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NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover clicks images of the Earth and Venus in the red planet’s night sky

The colour and brightness of the sky appeared different in this image because of the presence of all the high-altitude dust in the Martian air right now.