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Moon, Jupiter, Venus Conjunction Tonight

Discussion in 'Nature' started by MajorMagee, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    Moon, Jupiter, Venus Conjunction
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    E-PL2 with 40-150mm at 58mm, f4.4, 4 sec, ISO 200, 25% Downsize
    In the original you can just make out the Moons of Jupiter in the upper left.

    Jupiter with Moons
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    E-PL2 with 75-250mm at 250mm, f8, 0.77sec, ISO 1000, 100% Crop

    Moon
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    E-PL2 with 40-150mm at 150mm, f5.6, 1/200 sec, ISO 200, 100% Crop
     
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  2. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    I love astro photography. Stars are the stuff dreams are made of.

    G
     
  3. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Jason
    I was going to take my telescope out this weekend but ended up being fairly cloudy.

    This is a shot of venus I took a few years ago with the E-P1 and a 4" achromatic refractor.

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  4. Blue Esprit

    Blue Esprit Mu-43 Regular

    29
    Jan 19, 2012
    London, England
    Hi Guys

    Managed to shoot the Moon and Venus on Saturday using an OM 135mm on a GF2 in the evening twilight.
     

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  5. Biro

    Biro Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    May 8, 2011
    Jersey Shore
    Steve
    Are you sure that second shot isn't really a white orb taken with a Fuji X10? :rofl:
     
  6. PENpal

    PENpal Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    401
    Feb 15, 2011
    When the Moon is in the Seventh House..and Jupiter aligns with.. Venus :) 
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  7. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    They're spread a bit further apart tonight, but the alignment is still dramatic.
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    E-PL2 with 40-150 at 40mm, f4, 1/5 sec, ISO 200, 25% Downsize

    Jupiter has a few more moons showing tonight.
    From Top Left To Bottom Right they are Callisto, Ganymede, Jupiter, Io, and Europa
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    E-PL2 with 40-150 at 150mm, f5.6, 1.3 sec, ISO 200, 100% Crop

    This is the last night of the show as the moon is moving on into Orion and it will be raining tomorrow night.
     
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  8. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    It was quite a night for viewing the sky tonight.

    Jupiter and Venus have continued to close on one another
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    Orion was showing quite nicely.
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    Mars was out too
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    and as the Moon came up
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    there was Saturn
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