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Observation by Alan Tough: Mars meets the Moon

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Alan Tough

Observed

2020 Oct 29 - 22:46

Uploaded

2020 Oct 31 - 12:28

Objects

The Moon
Mars

Equipment
  • Canon EOS 5D Mk III DSLR
  • Sigma EX DG 150 mm lens
  • Manfrotto Tripod
Exposure

1/5 sec @ f/5, ISO-400

Location

Elgin, Scotland

Target name

Moon

Title

Mars meets the Moon

About this image

Quite appropriate this close to Halloween.  An excellent and very moody photo of the conjunction of Mars, still bright but fading, and an almost full moon.  You can almost hear the wind.....

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