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Mercury in the Evening Sky

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
25/02/2019 - 18:37
Object
Mercury
Observing location
Hill Head
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1s F3.5 ISO1600
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Mercury is currently enjoying its best evening elongation in the northern sky and in the UK this has fortuitously coincided with a spell of brilliant weather. This shot is taken from the upstairs of our house with a bridge camera. We fortunately have a good SW horizon but are less lucky with elongations later in the spring.

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