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Mercury and Venus May 22

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About this observation
Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
22/05/2020 - 20:55
Object
Mercury and Venus
Observing location
Hill Head
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure
1s F5.0 ISO 1400

A view of the setting planets Venus and Mercury from our front drive. It was very windy and they were only briefly visible through breaks in the generally overcast sky - nothing like the lovely conditions two days ago. Although rather blurry it is possible to see the crescent shape of Venus in this image. Now to try with the thin crescent moon in the next couple of days before Venus becomes too low to be visible.

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