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Observation by Peter Tickner: Venus and Mercury

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2021 Jun 02 - 01:33

Uploaded

2021 Jun 02 - 01:33

Objects

Venus
Mercury

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI290MM
  • IR pass 807nm and 1000nm, U Venus 350nm
  • 14inch f/10 LX200ACF SCT
  • EQ8 mount
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

Venus and Mercury

Title

Venus and Mercury

About this image

Imaged on two successive afternooons with both Venus and Mercury high in the daylight sky.  I had to locate Venus first and then use it to track the thin and much fainter Mercury in daylight.  This was my first successful detection of Venusian clouds this cycle.

Peter

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