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DavidJames

Can you help me identify this?

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Hi everyone this is my second post, my first was in the introdcution forum room. I'm very new to this but last night I went out with my new Lyra Refractor scope & cheap digital camera.

I took this photo:

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It was (measured by my compass) SE in direction & quite high in the sky at 2340. Sorry I can't be more exact but I'm still learning! I was just wondering if anyone can help me as it was bright blue & seemed to be reflecting light; is it a planet?

I'm still learning star charts etc, if anyone can help tell me what I might have seen I would be so happy, many thanks,

Dave

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Hi Dave' I might be wrong it might have been a plane flying over.Jupiter and neptune rise in the SE by around 1.30am. Neptune is just above jupiter.You will see jupiter like a very bright star.Mark

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