Venus and Jupiter
Name
  James Adamson
Location
  Ballina, County Mayo
Photo Title
  Venus and Jupiter Conjunction
Time and Date taken
  2nd September 2005 2010ut
Equipment used
  Televue 85mm refractor, 31mm nagler type 5 eyepiece giving over a 4 degree field of view, setup was mounted on a heavy duty tripod
Capturing device used
  Nikon Coolpix 4300
Technical details
  camera was coupled to the eyepiece. setting was ISO100, f/2.8, one second exposure

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Moments after i took this shot, venus vanished behind the mountain range. It reminded me of a lunar occultation of a bright star, venus just switched off in the blink of an eye! it was awesome!!!

 
 

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