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Venus, Mars and the Moon

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About this observation
Observer
Gordon Mackie
Time of observation
20/02/2015 - 18:37
Object
Venus, Mars conjunction
Observing location
Thurso, Scotland
Equipment
Canon 650D
Exposure
4 seconds
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This moody image of the recent conjunction of Mars and Venus, with the crescent moon joining in was taken in Caithness, Scotland and shows Thurso Castle silhouetted in the foreground.  The image was taken at 1837UT on 2015-02-20 using a Canon 650D DSLR and 55-250mm lens (ISO 800, f/5.6 and 4 sec).

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