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Davide Simonetti

Venus

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Venus is about 45% illuminated at the moment and is very bright in the evening sky. Over the next few weeks and months Venus will get closer to us and appear as more of a crescent. As usual I took far more shots than I needed so this is just a quick processing of the last one before a tree got in the way and I got too cold to stay out.

Made from 1,000 frame video captured with FireCapture and processed in PIPP, Registax, and Photoshop. 

Equipment:
Celestron NexStar 127 SLT
Alt-Az Mount
ZWO ASI120 MC imaging camera
x3 Barlow lens

Venus 22.jpg

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