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Observation by Nick Hewitt: Venus meets the Seven Sisters

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Nick Hewitt

Observer

Nick Hewitt

Observed

2020 Apr 03 - 20:50

Uploaded

2020 Apr 03 - 21:35

Objects

M45
Venus
Conjunction

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 03h47m
Dec: +23°54'
Position angle: +42°03'

Field size

3°02' × 2°01'

Equipment
  • Starwave 70mm triplet
  • EQ6
  • Canon 60Da
  • IDAS filter
Exposure

16 x 15s @ISO200 averaged

Location

Northampton

Target name

Venus and Messier 45

Title

Venus meets the Seven Sisters

About this image

The clouds parted and Lo! there was light!!!

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