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Venus, Moon, Hyades and Pleiades in the Morning

Here is another view of the morning conjunction of Venus and the crescent moon from July 20, 2017, this view includes a wider angle shot showing the Hyades and Pleiades clusters in the constellation Taurus.

Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, tripod mounted, 8 seconds, 70mm, ISO 3200. Location: Weatherly, Pennsylvania. Date: July 20, 2017.

…Tom

Venus and Moon Morning Conjunction – July 20, 2017

This morning has a special visual treat, a conjunction of the planet Venus, a thin crescent moon and the star Aldebaran (upper right corner).  This scene was captured at 4:00 am local time, light eastern clouds added to the scene. Look farther above this celestial event for the Seven Sisters, the Pleiades Cluster, looking down above them.

Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, tripod mounted, 3.2 seconds, 200mm, ISO 3200. Location: Weatherly, Pennsylvania. Date: July 20, 2017.

…Tom

Morning Crescent Moon and the Planet Venus

Here is a view of this morning’s crescent moon and the planet Venus through light fog. Watch tomorrow morning for the close conjunction of these two objects in the early morning sky.

Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, tripod mounted, ⅓ second, 70mm, ISO 3200. Location: Weatherly, Pennsylvania. Date: July 19, 2017.

…Tom

Moon and Venus Conjunction – July 20, 2017

There is a nice photo op coming up on July 20, 2017 in the early morning hours just before sunrise – look to the east to find a crescent moon in conjunction with the planet Venus. Learn more about a conjunction at: http://www.leisurelyscientist.com/?page_id=398

Moon and Venus conjunction.

Morning “Star” Venus Shining in the East

Here is a view of the morning “star” Venus shining bright in the predawn skies over Hickory Run State Park in Pennsylvania. Venus will remain in the eastern skies from now until November of this year.  

Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens, tripod, ISO 3200, 1/3 second exposure, f/5.6, 200mm, Tiffen star filter. Photo taken on April 11, 2017.

…Tom

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