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Observation by Dominic Ford: Conjunction of Moon and Venus

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Dominic Ford

Observer

Dominic Ford

Observed

2020 Mar 28 - 19:59

Uploaded

2020 Mar 28 - 19:59

Objects

The Moon
Venus
Conjunction

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 21h57m
Dec: +52°36'
Position angle: +54°52'

Field size

5°20' × 8°00'

Equipment
  • Canon EOS 750D
Location

Cambridge

Target name

Moon and Venus

Title

Conjunction of Moon and Venus

About this image

Tonight, the Moon and Venus make their closest approach, about 4 degrees apart, coinciding with Venus being at its brightest and highest point in the evening sky. Nice bit of Earthshine, too.

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