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Venus blazes before dawn

December 2010: Venus gleams at its brightest in the morning sky, and the first total lunar eclipse in nearly 3 years occurs.
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Venus receives a visit from a waning crescent Moon December 2, just 2 days before the planet reaches greatest brilliancy.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

The innermost planet slips into the morning sky by month's end, where it joins Venus gleaming at its brightest and the always lovely Saturn.

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