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5.8% illuminated crescent Venus on 21.05.2020, 


            Henning Schmidt

5.8% illuminated crescent Venus on 21.05.2020

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Celestron C14

Imaging cameras:QHYCCD QHY 183MQHYCCD QHY 183C

Mounts:SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Focal reducers:Baader FFC

Software:AutoStakkert!3Registax6Adobe PS CS2

Filters:Baader Planetarium IR pass


Date:May 21, 2020

Frames: 500

Resolution: 1500x1500

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


XXL Venus on 21.05.2020 – natural colors LRGB-Composite with Luminance (QHY 183M, Baader IR-Pass) and RGB (QHY 183C) on 21.05.2020 (phase: 5,8%); 500 at 5000 frames; with Celestron SC C14 (old US) and Baader FFC.



Henning Schmidt
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5.8% illuminated crescent Venus on 21.05.2020, 


            Henning Schmidt