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    Re: VENUS, MARS, MOON ... and upcoming Camera double Lunars ?
    From: Peter Monta
    Date: 2015 Feb 18, 02:03 -0800
    Hi Kermit,

    Thanks for the heads-up on this interesting conjunction.  For your proposed lunar on Feb 22 at 3:00 UT, it seems that Uranus is also in the field, about 2 degrees from the lunar limb.  A great pity that this planet is not listed in the NA :-).  I'll try to get a photo if the weather is clear.

    As for the minimum angular distance between Venus and Mars, it sounds like something that might be listed in one of Meeus's books if you want a double-check on your number.  I wonder what position on the Earth's surface would minimize the apparent distance, taking into account the small planetary parallaxes.

    Cheers,
    Peter

       
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