Venus and Jupiter
  James Adamson
  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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