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Mercury just after greatest eastern elongation

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
11/02/2020 - 18:15
Object
Mercury
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
EOS550D + Canon 200mm, f/2.8L
Exposure
0.5s
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Mercury was very prominent tonight, visible with the naked eye from 1745 onwards. Here it is a little bit later when it was only 5 deg above the horizon but much more prominent due to the darker sky. The star a bit to the left, just above the tree is lambda Aqr which is mag 3.7.

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