Venus - Moon Conjunction
19 May 2007


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A long exposure (1 sec.) shows an overexposed Venus near the crescent Moon with its dark part illuminated by earthshine. Venus and the Moon approached as close as 1.2°.
 
Date/Time:    19 May 2007 - 20:20 PDT
Location: Vanishing Point Observatory (OCA Anza Site)
Scope/Lens: Astrophysics 155EDF / 2.7" flattener
Camera: Pentax 67 Vacuum Astrocamera
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guider: --
Media: Medium format Kodak E200
Exposure: 1 sec.