Spring 07 Tripod (proj) Winner

Moon & Venus

Moon & Venus
© Elizabeth W.

date: 20 January 2007
location: UM Observatory, College Park, MD
film: digital, ISO 400 equivalent
exposure: 1.3s at f/5.6
camera setup: Canon 20Da, 135mm telephoto on a tripod
telescope setup:

comments: Taken shortly before the moon occulted Deneb Algieda (δ Cap). The star between the moon and Venus is Nashira (γ Cap) and the three faint stars in a row above and right of the moon are (l-r) 45, 44, and 42 Capricorni.