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Venus and Saturn Conjunction

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
17/02/2019 - 16:20
Object
Venus and Saturn Conjunction
Observing location
Hill Head, Fareham
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1s F4.5 ISO1000
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Venus with Saturn below and a little to the left. Saturn is very much fainter than Venus and was barely visible with the naked eye in the dawn twilight sky although an easy binocular object. Venus and Jupiter nearer the meridian were both easy naked eye objects. This was taken the day before the closest conjunction but the weather today was hopeless for any form of observation!

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