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Observation by Jimmy Fraser: Moon, Venus, Hyades & Pleiades

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Jimmy Fraser

Observer

Jimmy Fraser

Observed

2020 Mar 28 - 20:14

Uploaded

2020 Mar 29 - 02:01

Objects

The Pleiades (M45)
The Hyades (Collinder 50)
Conjunction

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 03h41m
Dec: +21°00'
Position angle: +34°35'

Field size

34° × 24°

Equipment
  • Fuji XT3
  • Tamron SP 24-70 f2.8
Exposure

Exposure 2 seconds, ISO 2000, f/2.8

Location

Alness, Scotland.

Target name

Moon, Venus, Hyades & Pleiades

Title

Moon, Venus, Hyades & Pleiades

About this image

After a day of sunny Intervals and the odd sleet shower the early evening sky gradually became cloudy and it looked like any chance of a photo of the moon and venus was gone. Checked again a bit later on and the sky was clear - should have known better after all these years!

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