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Hi all, before going comet hunting tonight I went and found a nice vantage point to observe tonights conjunction of Venus and Mercury.  I believe I read they were around 1degree separated.  They look great hanging low in the dusk sky and Mars was also visible higher up and more southerly. I took quite a few images but this 4sec ISO100 shot was my favourite.

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/116958085@N07/16246201211/

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Love that, especially with the car zooming passed! It was a lovely site just after sunset behind the trees last night.

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Thankyou very much, I thought I had missed it at first as it looked much lower on my planetarium app. My fave westerly spot was not suitable so I went hunting for somewhere else and was against the clock! Got some good luck here considering the recent weather.

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Nice atmospheric shot - love the foreground too - well done :police:

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