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Venus is Waving

19 January 2017

At https://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2017/01/16/venus-giant-gravity-wave-disc… … a massive un-moving structure has been discovered in the upper atmosphere of Venus (see the image below). Over 3 years ago a report from ESA reported something similar -which subsequently disappeared. Japanese scientists have now detected it again. It appears to be a bow shaped structure that measures 10,000km in length (brighter and hotter than the surrounding atmosphere). A month later it had disappeared again – see also https://www.sciencenews.org/article/weird-wave-found-venus-wind-whipped-…


At www.astronomy.com/news/2016/12/possible-first-exomoon#WHz51ucmTTk.mailto … are astronomers homing in on the first exomoon? (or moons, and rings even).

Path of Voyager.   This is discussed briefly at http://earthsky.org/space/voyager-spacecraft-paths-interstellar-space … which is about the paths now being taken by Voyager 1 and 2 on their journey out of the solar system. Apparently, they will continue to beam back data for another ten years before they run out of electrical power. One might ask how the EU may affect electric power in space craft – do they work in spite of EU or does the fact they are working suggest space is not charged significantly? Voyager 1 is over 21 billion km away from earth (13 billion miles in Anglo Saxon measurement).

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