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The Moon, Venus and Jupiter Rising


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About this observation
Steve Brown
Time of observation
17/11/2017 - 06:45
Moon, Venus, Jupiter
Observing location
Stokesley, North Yorkshire
Canon 600D
Static tripod
250mm lens
f/5, 1/20s exp, ISO400, 131mm FL
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I had been getting up early for several days to observe Venus and Jupiter approaching conjunction on 13 November. I carried on my routine as the Moon got in on the act, culminating in a beautiful view on 17 November of both planets forming a neat triangle with the one per cent lit Moon. The shot is made up of 10 images taken one minute apart and stacked using StarStaX software.

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