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Observation by Peter Tickner: Mercury and Venus

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2020 Nov 04 - 12:36

Uploaded

2020 Nov 06 - 01:42

Objects

Mercury
Venus

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI462MC colour CMOS camera
  • L, IR 742nm pass and CH4 filters
  • ADC
  • 14inch f/10 LX200 ACF
  • EQ8 mount
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

Mercury and Venus

Title

Mercury and Venus

About this image

This was the start of a personal 12 hour challenge in which I was able to capture images of all seven other planets.   Seeing unfortunately wasn't good for the major planets.   Conditions for Mercury and Venus were OK although I had to capture them both at a low angle over nearby roofs.   Mercury was captured with an IR pass filter and then with a CH4 filter.  Venus was captured in both of these and also in luminance with the colour camera for a colour image.

Peter

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