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Observation by Mike Foulkes: Venus in the Pleiades

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Mike Foulkes

Observer

Mike Foulkes

Observed

2020 Apr 03 - 19:23

Uploaded

2020 Apr 04 - 09:35

Objects

M45
Venus

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 03h47m
Dec: +23°54'
Position angle: +22°27'

Field size

2°48' × 1°52'

Equipment
  • 70mm refractor F6.8
  • Nikon DSLR
  • ISO 800
Exposure

20 sec

Location

Henlow

Target name

Venus in the Pleiades

Title

Venus in the Pleiades

About this image

There was a bit of variable thin cirrus cloud around which showed up on several images. The effect was minimal on this one but it was tweaked to reduce this effect but resulted in a large over exposed image of Venus

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