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Slender Venus.

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Observer
Chris Dole
Time of observation
19/10/2018 - 11:57
Object
Venus.
Observing location
Newbury. G.B.
Equipment
180mm Maksutov Cassegrain @f20.
ZWO ASI290mm camera.
Baader 685nm IR pass filter.
ADC.
EQ6 pro mount.
Exposure
1 ms.
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Venus reaches inferior conjunction in a weeks time and is now close to the sun. A little under 14° solar separation today and just over 6° at the time of conjunction.

Seeing conditions were very poor and with an altitude of just 17° above my horizon, this was a difficult observation.

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