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Moon and Jupiter


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About this observation
Martin Griffiths
Time of observation
02/06/2017 - 23:10
Conjunction of Moon and Jupiter
Observing location
Solva, Pembrokeshire
Canon 30D DSLR with a 300mm f 5.6 lens
ISO 800 1/400 sec exposure

Conjunctions of the Moon and planets are not rare, but they make nice photographic opportunities. On the 2nd June 2017, Jupiter was just 2.5 degrees away from the waxing gibbous Moon and could be captured easily in the field of a DSLR camera with a telephoto lens.

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