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Venus in the Morning Sky

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
26/03/2019 - 05:20
Object
Venus
Observing location
Les Touches-de-PĂ©rigny
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1/8s F4 ISO 800
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After a great early part of Venus's current western elongation it now languishes low in the eastern sky for a very short period before sunrise at northern temperate latitudes. I did manage to see it as a naked eye object towards the end of March from SW France although the extra 5 deg of ecliptic altitude compared to southern England may well help. The planet is visible just to the right of the TV aerial on our neighbour's roof.

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