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Jupiter and Mars Conjunction


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About this observation
Steve Brown
Time of observation
07/01/2018 - 06:30
Jupiter and Mars
Observing location
Stokesley, North Yorkshire UK
Celestron NexStar 6SE
Moto G4 smartphone
f/2.0, 1/14s, ISO 1250

A picture of the conjunction of Jupiter and Mars taken with a handheld smartphone through a 6" SCT. Mars is at the bottom and Jupiter at the top. The four Galilean moons are also visible, which I was pleased to have captured just using my phone!

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