Dance of the Planets

Subjects: Jupiter, Mercury, Venus
Technique: 1/6 seconds at 800 iso, f/5.6

During the next few days we have the chance to observed the “Dance of the Planets” in the early western sky. In this image, you can see three “stars”. The top left is Jupiter, the bottom is Venus, and the right is Mercury.

Tonight’s weather didn’t allow for any spectacular images, but I’m hoping that the next few nights may be clear. Tomorrow night, the planets may even be close enough to fit into the objective with my camera in prime focus with my telescope.

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