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About this observation
Observer
Ronan Newman
Time of observation
11/05/2020 - 21:40
Object
Venus
Observing location
Galway, Ireland
Equipment
Canon 5D
200 mm Meade
Exposure
ISO 2000, 1/1000 sec exposure
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A close up of the crescent Venus that on May 11th at 1710. taken using a Canon 5D at the eye piece of my Telescope.  The crescent of Venus continued to narrow, but because it also continued to approach our Earth, it appeared to greatly lengthen as well when it was 32 million miles away. But in a rapid plunge down the sky toward the Sun. with the appearance of its two cusps. Using the telescope  I was trying to make out the crescent's "cusp extensions" — thread-like wisps of light extending beyond the crescent's points

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