with the Sun above the horizon
Perhaps the easiest planet to shoot against the daytime sky is Venus. It was even seen fairly well
naked eye by looking over the telescope tube up at the bright cobalt blue sky. Here at prime focus
the disk is featurless, but has a bright rim.
Instrument: 12.5" f/5 Newtonian
CCD Camera: Vesta Cam Pro with Sony Sensor
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing FWHM = 5 sec Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 90F
Processing Tools: Photoshop, Registax
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