- Girl: Where are we supposed to get these sources?!
- Me: Uh... Google.
- Girl: You can't trust Google. Anyone can make things up.
- Me: ... (I didn't reply to the unintelligent reply. But I definitely thought: "That's why you have to not be stupid."
Go out around 4 p.m. local time on Monday, and position yourself so that the sun is behind a chimney or rooftop to your right. Blocking the sun is always essential if you’re looking anywhere close to the sun. WARNING:Never look directly at the sun with your unaided eye or through binoculars or telescopes without special light filters. Severe eye damage can result.
Then face due south, and look two-thirds of the way up the sky towards overhead. If the sky is clear, you should be able to clearly see the crescent moon. Look just above the moon, and you should be able to see Venus as a tiny brilliant pinpoint of light.” —
Going outside to do this now!(via charlietodd)