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Venus in Daytime

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Observer
Eric Walker
Time of observation
20/06/2020 - 11:24
Object
Venus
Observing location
Beinn View Observatroy, Scottish Highlands
Equipment
Celestron C11 SCT
ZWO ASI 071 MC Pro Imaging Camera
No filters
SharpCap 3.2 imaging software
AutoStakkert! & PS 2020 processing software
Exposure
exp=2.5ms for 60s gain=94 raw16 .ser
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Venus in Daytime

I had to prove that my setup would have successfully captured the occultation of Venus by the Moon yesterday if it hadn’t been clouded out.  The proof is in the pudding, as they say!

Here is Venus captured today at midday BST from the Scottish Highlands (Beinn View Observatory).

What a beautiful crescent!

Imaging

C11 with ZWO ASI 071MC Pro imaging camera (no filters)

Sharpcap 3.2 imaging software
AutoStakkert! & Photoshop 2020 processing software

Venus

mag -4.3
8.8% illuminated

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