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Moon and Jupiter

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Observer
Martin Griffiths
Time of observation
02/06/2017 - 23:10
Object
Conjunction of Moon and Jupiter
Observing location
Solva, Pembrokeshire
Equipment
Canon 30D DSLR with a 300mm f 5.6 lens
Exposure
ISO 800 1/400 sec exposure
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Conjunctions of the Moon and planets are not rare, but they make nice photographic opportunities. On the 2nd June 2017, Jupiter was just 2.5 degrees away from the waxing gibbous Moon and could be captured easily in the field of a DSLR camera with a telephoto lens.

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