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Venus and Moon conjunction by the road (July 15, 2018), 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

Venus and Moon conjunction by the road (July 15, 2018)

Revision title: One more shot from the Oyster Pond overlook (Montauk, NY)

Venus and Moon conjunction by the road (July 15, 2018), 



    
        

            Alexandr Zaytsev

Venus and Moon conjunction by the road (July 15, 2018)

Revision title: One more shot from the Oyster Pond overlook (Montauk, NY)

Equipment

Acquisition details

Date: July 15, 2018

Frames: 1

Exposure per frame: 250 ms

Focal length: 47

Resolution: 3200x2118

File size: 2.1 MB

Data source: Traveller

Description

Observing Moon (disk illumination 12.3%) and Venus (-4.1m, 0.94 AU away) conjunction by the road in Amagansett, NY and Montauk, NY (long Island) in the evening of July 15, 2018, using the headlights of passing cars to achieve the illumination balance between the upper and lower parts of the image.

Angular separation between the Moon and Venus at the moment of observation is 2° 15', at the angular altitude of about 9° (Mercury, that was also in evening visibility at the time, is already below horizon).

A single ISO250 f/1.8 0.25s  frame with camera on a tripod. \Gamma Leo also shows up here in the middle upper section of the image.

Comments

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Title: Other frame with cars passing by through, headlights away from camera

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Title: Winder angle view from the same view point (f=24mm (50mm equiv.))

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Title: One more shot from the Oyster Pond overlook (Montauk, NY)

Description: Single ISO400 f/2 0.15s exposure with camera on a tripod (f=60mm (50mm equiv.))

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Venus and Moon conjunction by the road (July 15, 2018), 



    
        

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