Three Crescents and a Sinking Comet

If you're crazy about crescents, you'll find your happy place this week between the Moon and Venus. Meanwhile, we shift our focus from 45P/H-M-P to another famous periodic comet, 2P/Encke.

Velikovsky’s Venus

A controversial 1950 book by Immanuel Velikovsky declared that our neighbor world was spawned by Jupiter 3,500 years ago and nearly struck Earth — twice.