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Venus at 0.01% lit

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Observer
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
29/05/2020 - 15:33
Object
Venus
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
Equipment
ZWO ASI 174MM mono CMOS camera
14inch LX200 SCT at f/10
ADC
IR Pass filter 807nm
EQ8 mount
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A very tricky shot of a thinly lit Venus on 29th May in the afternoon.  I had to wait for the Sun to slide behind my house before I could risk going to the target and then visually I could just pick it out in the glare with the finder scope before honing in the main scope and camera.

Peter

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