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Moon, Mercury and Venus - 2020 May 24

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About this observation
Observer
Alex Pratt
Time of observation
24/05/2020 - 21:15
Object
Moon, Mercury and Venus - 2020 May 24
Observing location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Equipment
Canon EOS 500D
Tamron 70-300mm lens (96mm f/4.0)
ISO 400
Exposure
1/10s

Once again the skies cooperated to allow a clear view from my front garden. Mercury is the faint 'star' in the upper centre, level with the crescent Moon. Venus is at lower right.

It was very relaxing to observe them in the deepening twilight on a mild evening, accompanied by a background of songs from competing blackbirds.

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