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Venus through the eyepiece, nearing conjunction.


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Tim Haymes
Time of observation
21/03/2017 - 09:52
Venus near conjuntion
Observing location
Nr Reading
30cm F/4 Newtonian
10mm Plössl
Polorising filter
Samsung Galaxy Siii mini
Daylight observation.
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The sky was blue with passing cloud. I found Venus (phase 1.6%) in the eyepiece (via GOTO) but needed a polorising filter to reduce the sky brightness. It seemed unnecessary to set up a web cam when my mobile phone was to hand. So this is a single frame, the best out of 6 shots through the eyepiece hand held.

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