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Moon + Venus + Jupiter
01-DEC-2008 Dick Keely

Moon + Venus + Jupiter

Limerick, Ireland

An interesting astronomical event this evening ... Venus, Jupiter, and the crescent moon are very close together in the south-western sky just after sunset. The moon passes in front of Venus, with Venus emerging at about 5.10 pm. Venus is the brighter of the two planets.

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
2s f/22.0 at 800.0mm iso3200 full exif

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Frank Brault30-Jan-2012 22:21
Fantastic. V
Pablo Yez12-Dec-2008 02:55
I caught this a bit earlier or later, maybe. I was great because the planets made eyes and the moon a perfect mount -- together a sad face -- like

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The stars must know about what kind of shape the world is in...
Brent Vermilyea12-Dec-2008 00:09
Poor Jupiter. What do they call Jupiter now? A dwarf planet. The poor guy.

Beautiful image here. The composition is really strong. Congratulations.
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