A translation of a paper from the April-May-June 1967 issue of [Astronomicheskiy Vestnik], giving the results of micrometric measurements of a lengthening of the horns of the crescent of Venus, her phases, and the determination of the instant of dichotomy. The measurements were made with a 30-centimeter refractor at the Volgograd Planetarium Observatory. A critique by G. F. Schilling examines the data analysis in the light of recent RAND studies. 13 pp.
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