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Venus in UV light on January 26th, 2017

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About this observation
Observer
Raffaello Braga
Time of observation
26/01/2017 - 15:37
Object
Venus
Observing location
Milan - Italy
Equipment
Takahashi Mewlon 210
Baader 2x Barlow and 350nm U-filter
Exposure
About 6000 frames used out of 12000 captured. Stacking with AS2! and processing with Iris.
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Venus is slowly approaching the Sun and its phase is decreasing, however still many details can be captured on the crescent by imaging in UV light. The same details can also be visually glimpsed by using of a deep blue or violet filter.

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