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Image of the day 06/30/2020

Moon Venus Occultation, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew

Moon Venus Occultation

Image of the day 06/30/2020

Moon Venus Occultation, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew

Moon Venus Occultation

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200
Imaging Cameras
QSI 6120wsg-8
Mounts
10Micron GM2000HPS II
Filters
Red

Acquisition details

Frames: 1

FPS: 100

Focal length: 1200

Resolution: 4250x2838

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

At 09:18 CET on the morning of 19 June 2020 the Moon was about to pass in front of the planet Venus. Imaging this by daylight was a bit of a challenge, especially as the sun was nearby, but using a short exposure (1/100th second) and a red filter managed to capture the moment just before Venus disappeared. It's interesting to note that with Venus being so much farther away it is far more illuminated than the Moon, which is only 4% illuminated.

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Description: The Moon on final approach. A composite image showing the position of the Moon every two minutes as it approached Venus.

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Moon Venus Occultation, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew

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