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Observation by Alan Thomas: Moon, Mercury & Venus

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2020 May 24 - 20:23

Uploaded

2020 May 24 - 22:14

Objects

Mercury
Venus
Conjunction

Equipment
  • Sony RX100
Exposure

f/4.9 1/8 sec. ISO-1000

Location

Warrington, Cheshire, UK

Target name

Moon, Mercury & Venus

Title

Moon, Mercury & Venus

About this image

Moon, 2 days old, with Mercury and Venus. Less windy tonight so a little easier to keep the camera steady. Taken at a nearby sports field so no telescopic view. Shucks! Surprising to see how far apart Mercury and Venus have moved in just a couple of days.

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