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Observation by James Weightman: Conjunction of Moon and Mars 2020/9/6

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James Weightman

Observer

James Weightman

Observed

2020 Sep 06 - 05:45

Uploaded

2020 Sep 07 - 13:15

Objects

The Moon
Mars
Conjunction

Equipment
  • Nikon Coolpix P1000 camera
Exposure

1/500 second, f/7.1, ISO800

Location

Cirencester, Glos, UK

Target name

Moon, Mars

Title

Conjunction of Moon and Mars 2020/9/6

About this image

Taken shortly after sunrise; approximately 6:45BST. Mars still clearly visible in binoculars in the bright daylight sky. Photoshop was used to suppress sky brightness and increase contrast.

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