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The Moon, Mercury, and Venus

This evening started with a view of the young crescent Moon not far from Mercury (between the Moon and Venus) and Venus (bottom right). Having trouble finding Mercury? Click for a labeled view.


Photo info
  • Date/Time: 24 May 2020, 20:13 PDT
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: Nikon D850 @ ISO 200
  • Exposure: 2/5 sec.
  • Lens: Micro Nikkor 105 (105mm FL) @ f/2.8
  • Filter: none
  • Mount: fixed tripod
  • Guiding: none
  • Image Processing: Lightroom/Photoshop