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Conjunction of Venus and Mercury, 


            Jarkko K. Laukkanen

Conjunction of Venus and Mercury

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Canon 70-200 f/4 L lens

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 77D

Software:Astra ImageGIMPDigital Photo Professional

Date:May 22, 2020

Time: 23:55

Frames: 1

FPS: 0.25000

Focal length: 175

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 5

Resolution: 1350x1080

Locations: Kotiobservatorio, Rauma, Satakunta, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Venus and Mercury have been closing to each other for days. I imaged the pair during the local midnight, about 1½ h after the sunset.



Jarkko K. Laukkanen


Conjunction of Venus and Mercury, 


            Jarkko K. Laukkanen