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Venus at 0.4% Phase.

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About this observation
Observer
Chris Dole
Time of observation
31/05/2020 - 11:26
Object
Venus.
Observing location
Newbury. G.B.
Equipment
180mm Mak Cass @f15.
ASI290mm camera.
ZWO ADC.
Baader 685nm pass.
EQ6 Pro mount.
Exposure
0.5ms.
Tags

Just 0.4% illumination and 5.3° from the centre of the Sun's disc. A gusty wind and passing cloud certainly didn't help. The right hand image is overexposed and shows the cusp extensions.

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