Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

Moon & Saturn Setting

The Moon and Saturn (2.5° apart) could be seen setting about an hour after sunset. Saturn is the bright "star" to the left and above the moon. A time-lapse movie of the setting pair includes numerous airplanes landing and departing airports in the southern California region.

Photo info
  • Date/Time: 8 Dec. 2018, 17:51 PST
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: Nikon D850 @ ISO 1600
  • Exposure: 2 sec.
  • Scope: Nikon zoom @210mm, f/5.6
  • Mount: -
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Image Processing: Lightroom