The Thin Crescent Moon and Mercury

in the Morning Sky

Uploaded 10/27/08

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 What a stunning sight in the east before sunrise! Mercury was bright and starlike in comparison to the beautiful thin crescent moon. And the sunrise colors made Arizona Proud.
Instrument: Canon 17 - 40mm L @ 40mm Platform: Robotic Barn Door Camera: Canon 10D @ ISO400 Exposure: 4s Filters: UV Location: Payson, Az Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 6/10, Transparency 6/10 Outside Temperature: 50F Processing Tools: Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS FastCounter by bCentral