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About this observation
Observer
Geoff White
Time of observation
17/01/2015 - 10:00
Object
Venus and Mercury
Observing location
Malta
Equipment
Panasonic Lumix
Exposure
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Geoff White was in Malta and spotted this close alignment of Venus and Mercury on 2015-01-11.  The image, which Geoff describes as "really just a snap" was taken with a 12 megapixel Panasonic Lumix camera with the lens set to telephoto, which equates to 26mm focal length.  Venus is of course the brighter object at magnitude -3.8 and Mercury is to the right at -0.7.

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