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Observation by James Weightman: Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 2020/1...

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James Weightman

Observer

James Weightman

Observed

2020 Dec 24 - 17:00

Uploaded

2020 Dec 24 - 20:25

Objects

Jupiter
Saturn
Conjunction

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Constellation

Capricornus

Field centre

RA: 20h13m
Dec: -21°09'
Position angle: +28°24'

Field size

16° × 11°

Equipment
  • Canon RP camera + 85mm (main)/800mm (inset) lenses; tripod
Exposure

main f/2.8 1.3secs ISO320; inset f/11 1/5sec ISO 500

Location

Cirencester, Glos, UK

Target name

Jupiter & Saturn Conjunction

Title

Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 2020/12/24

About this image

At last some clear weather! The telephoto exposure was a compromise between showing Jupiter's satellites and (just!) Saturn's rings.

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