The Moon Overtakes Venus in the AM Sky

Over Payson

4:45am to 5:10am

Uploaded 4/22/09

 While the eye was the best instrument to view this remarkable alignment, the veiw with the meade ETX was spectacular as well. Here is my attempt to record it digitally.

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Instrument: 100 - 400L Canon Lens or Meade ETX on Tripod Platform: Camera Tripod Camera: Canon 10D for 400mm, and Kodak M1033 for ETX Afocal Exposure: 8 seconds to 1/15 sec variable Filters: NONE Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5100 ft. Sky: Seeing 3/10, Transparency 9/10 Outside Temperature: 45F Processing: Photoshop CS3 HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS 


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