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Observation by Paul G. Abel: Venus and the Pleiades

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Paul G. Abel

Observer

Paul G. Abel

Observed

2020 Apr 03 - 19:25

Uploaded

2020 Apr 04 - 09:07

Objects

M45
Venus
Conjunction

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Constellation

Cetus

Field centre

RA: 02h22m
Dec: -02°55'
Position angle: -178°14'

Field size

0°07' × 0°08'

Equipment
  • 10x50 finder on 203mm Newtonian
  • x10
Target name

Venus and the Pleiades

Title

Venus and the Pleiades

About this image

Venus amongst the stars of the Pleiades star cluster. A drawing I made last night using the 10x50mm finder mounted on my 203mm Newtonian. Although there was a lot of high cloud and haze,t he sky cleared long enough for me to get a drawing.

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