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Venus by the Pleiades

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About this observation
Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
04/04/2020 - 20:10
Observing location
Hill Head
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1s F5.0 ISO 1600

A view of the Pleiades (M45) open cluster with Venus close by appearing to extend the handle of the Pleiades. These favourable conjunctions of Venus and the Pleiades occur every eight years when Venus is at eastern elongation in March and inferior conjunction in June.

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