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Venus and the Moon - Widefield


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About this observation
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
26/04/2020 - 20:20
Moon and Venus
Observing location
Hill Head
Nikon Coolpix P900
1s F3.5 ISO 1600

An image of Venus and the crescent Moon on the day of their rather distant conjunction ( Venus 6 degrees North). This is the last evening conjunction easily visible in a dark sky this year - the one in May occurring at much lower solar elongation.

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