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Venus at Inferior Conjunction.

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Observer
Chris Dole
Time of observation
25/03/2017 - 10:42
Object
Venus
Observing location
Newbury, Berkshire.
Equipment
180mm Maksutov Cassegrain @
DMK 21AU618 AS Mono Caamera
Baader 685nm IR Pass Filter
EQ6 Pro Mount.
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Really wanted to get an image of Venus at the moment of inferior conjunction but was thwarted by cloud. When I could eventually see the planet, the conditions were pretty appalling. I struggled with very poor seeing, thin cloud and gusty wind. The result is not great but not bad all things considered.

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