Night Sky Fireworks Beyond the 4th

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Call this Venus Week! Friday, Venus shows its greatest illuminated portion – and it will be at its brightest for this year on Sunday.

The night sky resembles points of light on a two-dimensional canvas. Derrick offers tips to appreciating the heavens above in 3-D.

Photo by Nasa

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