Conjunctions - Sidney Beck's Blog

About Sidney Beck
(Show Details...)
Bloggers Photo

Conjunctions


Blog Posted:3/5/2012 3:13:00 PM
OK,      so you possibly thought it was going to be some grammatical  garbage about   words like "and" and "but". . . but  it 's  not.

Conjunction also describes when two planets appear together  in the night sky  and are   spectacularly  noticeable.  If you glance up at the south western sky  after sunset -- and any time   later (darker)  is much better --  you can't fail to see  Venus   and Jupiter  as two   extra  bright  points.  Venus is so bright  it looks like a big  plane's landing lights coming in at a few thousand feet.

Check the sight out,   and  each night  you will be amazed as these two planets get closer and closer  till conjunction on March  13th  when they wil lbe only a finger's width apart.

Oh  sure,  you  can Google all the detail you like,  but   the main thing is to see it   yourself. . . . . . . it's sheer poetry in motion.
Please Login to post a comment
Date: 3/10/2012 11:57:00 AM
it's true Nance.......sobsobsob
Login to Reply
Date: 3/7/2012 6:19:00 PM
OMG!!! You are such a NERD!! <3
Login to Reply
Date: 3/6/2012 10:05:00 PM
Sidney, I have been checking out this conjunction, and tonight Venus and Jupiter looked stunning. Actually, the whole scene was beautiful tonight, including the nearly full moon and some wacky colours in the sky just after dusk, where the skyline touched the horizon. Ooops! Rambling again :D
Login to Reply
Date: 3/6/2012 8:35:00 PM
True beauty is right. Awesome post.
Login to Reply
Date: 3/6/2012 2:12:00 PM
Oh, I'll surely be checking the night sky for this, Sid. Thank you for letting us know. When I'm offshore fishing, I can easily spot Venus and Mars, but now I'll be looing for Jupiter as well. Love, carolyn
Login to Reply
Date: 3/6/2012 4:37:00 AM
Have been soaking in the hot tub every week watching these two get closer and closer just love it xx
Login to Reply
Date: 3/6/2012 1:10:00 AM
hey Sidney was out there last night for a few hours, it was a cold night but the moon was increibly bright I could have almost read a book in the dark it was that clear...David
Login to Reply
Date: 3/5/2012 10:23:00 PM
dang and I thought it was a grammar article. hahaha. (I know that you know about grammar, Teach!!)
Login to Reply
Date: 3/5/2012 7:30:00 PM
We used to lie in the grass when we were kids and stare up at the sky. There's a lifetime of beauty there. I'll have to check this out.
Login to Reply
Date: 3/5/2012 5:14:00 PM
Thanks Sidney! Hoping the clouds clear enough to see the night sky! Rain predicted here!
Login to Reply

My Past Blog Posts

 
SERIOUS POETRY
Date Posted: 7/2/2012 1:41:00 AM
no soupmail possible with some poets...why?
Date Posted: 6/27/2012 10:23:00 AM
enjoy this " N/A " poem if you wish
Date Posted: 6/18/2012 4:51:00 PM
THE BEES ( A short story)
Date Posted: 6/2/2012 11:50:00 AM
Conjunctions
Date Posted: 3/5/2012 3:13:00 PM
YOU JUST GOTTA SEE THIS
Date Posted: 2/12/2012 12:17:00 AM
Ooooh Contoversy
Date Posted: 1/17/2012 11:50:00 AM
PAIRS ( Part six = final part )
Date Posted: 1/1/2012 7:30:00 AM
PAIRS ( Part five)
Date Posted: 12/31/2011 11:54:00 AM
PAIRS ( Part four )
Date Posted: 12/30/2011 10:19:00 PM
PAIRS (Part three)
Date Posted: 12/30/2011 9:25:00 AM
PAIRS (Part two)
Date Posted: 12/29/2011 10:12:00 AM
PAIRS (part one of six parts)
Date Posted: 12/28/2011 2:29:00 PM
GYPSY ( fourth and final part)
Date Posted: 12/27/2011 10:36:00 AM
GYPSY (part three)
Date Posted: 12/26/2011 10:58:00 AM
GYPSY (Part two)
Date Posted: 12/25/2011 5:57:00 AM
Short short story
Date Posted: 12/24/2011 1:43:00 PM
poetry and prose
Date Posted: 12/11/2011 10:55:00 AM
DOG AND PLASTIC BAG SUITE
Date Posted: 11/7/2011 8:06:00 AM
help poetry soup managers
Date Posted: 8/5/2011 11:51:00 AM
My New Blog
Date Posted: 6/18/2011 12:12:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
11/24/2017 FOREST LOVE Imagismlove,music,
11/16/2017 CIGARETTE IN HIROSHIMA Free versedeath,health,
11/12/2017 SKY FLOWERS Coupletbutterfly,
11/12/2017 BEARD MATH Footlehumorous,
10/21/2017 ONLY TWENTY YEARS Dramatic monologueadventure,life,
10/21/2017 WINDBREAK TREES Imagismtree,wind,
10/15/2017 BEAUTIEST Imagismflower,
10/9/2017 LIVING IN THE LEAVES Dramatic monologuebird,nature,tree,
9/28/2017 RAINY HIGHWAY INCIDENT Quatraincar,death,rain,
9/26/2017 DIET OF POETRY Limerickfood,funny,
9/14/2017 HISTORY IS UNTRUE Rhymehistory,
9/14/2017 PREDATOR AND PREY Imagismanimal,city,immigration,
8/30/2017 CHI - RHO IN THE BOOK OF KELLS Imagismbible,history,ireland,rel
8/23/2017 SPOILING CLEVELAND Imagismimagery,satire,
8/20/2017 COMING HOME Imagismhome,
8/18/2017 PLANE RIDE Coupletamerica,freedom,world,
8/17/2017 WEATHER FUN Footleweather,
8/6/2017 OCTOBER THURSDAY Prose Poetrylove,marriage,
7/24/2017 SEASONAL SENSES Rhymeseasons,
6/27/2017 DEATH OF A MOSQUITO Personificationdeath,insect,
6/25/2017 CINDERELLA GOLDENROD Free verseflower,nature,
6/17/2017 THE OCTOBER OF MISSILES Free verselost love,love hurts,
6/1/2017 IN MY ROOM Free versephilosophy,
6/1/2017 PORRIDGE Monorhymemarriage,
5/14/2017 STABLE BOY Monorhymebest friend,
5/9/2017 FRIENDS RETURNING Free versebird,friend,
5/1/2017 THE YEARLY DOZEN Imagismseasons,
4/19/2017 NO SURRENDER YET Imagismimagery,seasons,
4/12/2017 DIFFERENCES Imagismflower,language,
4/6/2017 NORSEMAN'S WIFE Imagismsea,wife,
4/5/2017 VIKINGS Free verseboat,
3/30/2017 FOUR LOVE AFFAIRS Free verseurban,
3/29/2017 SHEEPING WITH THE FISHES Imagismdream,fantasy,humorous,im
3/16/2017 BYE BYE Versetravel,
3/15/2017 NOT QUITE MORNING Free versebeach,loneliness,
3/14/2017 THE ISLANDS OF IMAGINATION Versechildhood,imagination,
3/8/2017 PENCIL GOES TO SCHOOL Verseschool,
3/8/2017 KNIFE HEAVEN Prose Poetrydeath,heaven,
3/6/2017 DEATH OF AN ANGEL Quatraindeath,
3/6/2017 RAIN SPROUTS Free verserain,
3/2/2017 MORNING DEPARTURE Verseleaving,solitude,
2/22/2017 MUSIC FOR DAMP WEATHER Verseweather,
2/10/2017 OCEAN FOR TWO Coupletboat,love,ocean,
2/6/2017 MOSTLY DARKNESS Quatraindark,light,
2/4/2017 ICICLES Prose Poetrymemory,
1/31/2017 ALMOST HOME Imagismhome,
1/27/2017 THE CURSE OF FOG Narrativeboat,philosophy,sea,weath
1/24/2017 WINTER'S OFFSPRING Coupletsnow,winter,
1/20/2017 HAIR BRUSHING Imagismhair,imagery,
1/20/2017 CAT Free versecat,
1/19/2017 DISCOVERIES Imagismimagery,
1/13/2017 DOWN TO EARTH PLEASURES Free verseflying,
1/10/2017 THE POETRY BIRD Versebird,poetry,
1/1/2017 OCEAN IN MY MIND Free versesea,
1/1/2017 EGG PHILOSOPHY Footlehumorous,
12/25/2016 PREDATOR EAST WIND Free versewind,
12/22/2016 LOVING IN THE RAIN Imagismhappiness,rain,
12/11/2016 SCAVENGERS Imagismdark,metaphor,
11/23/2016 LEAVING CINCINNATI Imagismimagery,
11/20/2016 HERE Free versemother,
11/13/2016 THE LANGUAGE OF THE MOUNTAINS Rhymelanguage,mountains,
11/10/2016 SKIING Monorhymesnow,sports,
11/6/2016 SKATING Quatrainsports,winter,
10/26/2016 METRO BOULOT DODO ABChumor,
10/20/2016 A GLOW of MARIGOLDS Quatrainflower,winter,
10/3/2016 BALLOONS Prose Poetrystars,
9/28/2016 SUNSET DOG Light Poetryhumorous,
9/26/2016 WINTER IS COMING Prose Poetrywinter,
9/21/2016 STEP CHILD Personificationboat,metaphor,sea,
9/15/2016 WALKING Imagismbeach,life,
9/10/2016 TIDES Versesea,
9/10/2016 EVENING Imagismeve,metaphor,
9/10/2016 GRAMMATICAL CLARIFICATION Burlesquewords,
9/4/2016 DOG WATCH Imagismdog,
8/20/2016 9 11 Free verseamerica,death,history,
8/20/2016 BREAKFAST AT HOME Imagismimagery,
8/13/2016 PEACE IN AMERICA Prose Poetrypeace,universe,
8/12/2016 DIGNITY Imagismcharacter,
7/26/2016 MIRACLE OF CHILDHOOD REGAINED Free verseage,dream,
4/28/2016 ONLY TO THE DOG Imagismwords,
3/13/2016 TWO ENGLANDS Free versehistory,
3/13/2016 DEATH HAS NO GLORY Imagismdeath,life,
3/8/2016 SUNLESS IN NORTH SHIELDS Imagismrain,teenage,wind,
3/7/2016 DO NOT GO GENTLE Imagismdeath,sunset,
3/5/2016 NEWCASTLE - NORTHUMBRIAN CITY Imagismcity,history,
3/5/2016 GATESHEAD MUSIC Free versechildhood,history,music,
2/26/2016 MY HAPPY IS LIFE Epigramcharacter,
2/26/2016 THE COLOR OF SILENCE IS WHITE Imagismcolor,sound,
2/22/2016 WILDFLOWERS ON A BREEZY DAY Imagismflower,
2/22/2016 AFTER THE RAIN Imagismrain,
2/20/2016 STORIES IN POTTERY Free versememory,
2/17/2016 BUDGERIGAR Free versebird,
2/14/2016 NORTHERN ENGLAND Free versehome,
12/7/2015 AIRY MESSENGERS Free versenature,
11/15/2015 UNFINISHED IN CONNEMARA Free verseweather,
10/25/2015 DINOSAURS Couplethumorous,
9/30/2015 LOSING MY MEMORY Imagismmemory,
9/30/2015 THE GALE Personificationwind,
9/10/2015 NOW Free verseage,old,
8/8/2015 THE RISKS OF LOVE Imagismlove,

My Photos


Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
A Spring Soliloquy Rhymeseasons
Bloody we Free versechildhood,

Fav Poets

PoetCountry 
David Smalling Jamaica Flag Jamaica Read
Maurice Rigoler United States Flag United States Read
Sidney Beck Russian Federation Flag Russian Federation Read
Earl Schumacker United States Flag United States Read
Carly Lalion Australia Flag Australia Read