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leedseagle

Half Cresent Planet South in the sky at 4PM in Leeds?

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Hi there i do contrail spotting with my 12" Dobson today on one of the flightpaths i spotted a Half Cresent Planet South in the sky at 4PM in Leeds:

DayPlanet.jpg

is it Mars or Venus as it has a pink tinge

Any help would be great

Cheers

Leedseagle

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Wow that's brilliant. Could you see if naked eye ? ( is that a stupid question?)

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Not with naked eye i was spotting with with x2 barlow and Camera (so Planes are right way up) and plane i was watching crossed Venus path, it looked like a lost balloon from the fair

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Hi, nice photo.

Its Venus, which is visible surprisingly often in daylight with a decent scope.

At the NLO Meteor watch in devon 10 days ago we saw both venus and saturn, including rings edge on, well before sunset ie in daylight, with an 8" scope

nice unusual observation.

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