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Venus and Jupiter Meet - by John Bell


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John Bell
Time of observation
17/03/2012 - 10:00
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BAA member John Bell, who is Vice Chair of the Milton Keynes Astronomical Society, took this interesting image of Jupiter and Venus as they passed each other in the evening sky during March. This image was taken on 11th March and John used a Canon 5D SLR fitted with a 200mm lens at f/8. It is a 5sec exposure at ISO 100 andshows the Jovian moonsIo Ganymede and Callisto.

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