Monday, November 25, 2019

Not Mars, But a Conjunction

Beautiful sunset last night.

It was too windy to bring out the Dob, but I did see and capture an image of the sunset.

Featured prominently in the Northeastern sky was the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus.

Venus is the brighter of the two.

Venus and Jupiter at Sunset
Calmer winds are predicted for tonight and I've already staged the equipment for a night of astronomy.

How exciting!


2 comments:

  1. It's a beautiful picture! I hope you had a wonderful night of astronomy last night.:-)

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    1. Thanks! The image was taken with my Pixel 3XL in "Night Sight" mode. I need to put the phone on a tripod for even longer exposures.

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