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Mercury rising

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Observer
Colin Henshaw
Time of observation
04/01/2018 - 00:15
Object
Mercury
Observing location
Briga Township, Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Equipment
Canon 6D Camera + 135mm Carl Zeiss telephoto lens.
Exposure
1 sec at 800ASA
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Mercury was spotted rising over a neighbouring house, and was actually quite conspicuous. I saw it a few other times in the early morning and initially thought it was Saturn, but its true identity was revealed when I checked it out on SkyMap Pro 10.

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