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Mercury & Venus

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About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
22/05/2020 - 20:49
Object
Mercury & Venus
Observing location
Warkworth
Equipment
Skywatcher 200mm Dobsonian
Canon 6D camera
Watch House EQ platform
Exposure
1/1000th sec, ISO 3200

It was cold and it was windy and I was wearing shorts.  Well worth a visit though to a field with a good outlook to the west.  They were 1.3 degrees apart which I'd calculated would fit in the frame.  Nice to see Venus's phase but had to overexpose it to capture Mercury.

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