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Rare Venus eclipse Thursday

June 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Planet Venus will be eclipsed by the Moon -- as seen from the earth -- Thursday."This eclipsing is called occultation, similar to what happens in ... Read more...

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2,100-yr-old Greek coin offers insights into rare astronomical event

January 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new research suggests that an unusual Greek coin, minted around 120 BC, may have marked a rare astronomical event - when Jupiter was eclipsed by the Moon.It ... Read more...

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