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Moon - Jupiter Conjunction of 22nd January


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Dick Locke
Time of observation
27/01/2013 - 15:30
Moon and Jupiter
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This image of the 22nd January, 2013 conjunction between Jupiter and the Moon was taken by Houston based astronomer and wild life photographer Dick Locke. The Moon and Jupiter are from a single frame, while Jupiter's moons are taken from a different exposure. Imaging details: Nikon D7000 camera with Takahashi FSQ-85 telescope on a tripod. Main image 1/400s at ISO 200, while Jupiter's moons were 1/80s at ISO 1000. Focus was via the the D7000's focus indicator while aimed at Jupiter. This image is used with permission and Dick's website is at

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