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Venus- still not at dichotomy.


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Paul G. Abel
Time of observation
04/06/2017 - 09:34
Observing location
Leicester UK
203mm Newtonian Reflector
W#15 filter
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Two drawings I made of Venus on Sunday 4th June.  A nice example of the Schroter effect- the thick Cytherean atmosphere scatters the sunlight, as a result the observed phase of Venus is always these than the theoretical one.  The theoretical phase was 50.1%, but in IL it was 45% and in the W#15 it was 48%.

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