Part 1 Sceneries in dusk
Rendez-vous of the Moon, Venus & Jupiter (Dec 1, 2008)

Date & Time: Nov 30 2008, 17:12 JST(+0900), 1/4sec. Exp.
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm (f=50mm, Aperture: F3.5)
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Kokubunji city, Tokyo

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(3024 x 2016)
CCD sensitivity...ISO800, White Balance...Auto

Date & Time: Dec 1 2008, 19:32 JST(+0900), 1/4sec. Exp.
Optical: f=22.9mm, Aperture: F4.8 (equivalent f=110mm in 35mm film format)
Digital Camera: OLYMPUS C-5060WZ
Location: Kogoshima city, Kagoshima pref.

Camera Settings: Quality...SHQ (2592 x 1944 high quality JPEG format)
CCD sensitivity...ISO400, White Balance...Auto

In beginning of Dec 2008, we could appreciate the Rendez-vous of three objects of the crescent Moon, Venus and Jupiter in dusk western skies. The first image was captured on previous of the closest day, a glittering star in lower is the Venus and an upper one is Jupiter at far upper left of the crescent Moon. And the second shot was recorded at Kagoshima, a medium-scaled city in southern Kyushu, where I had visited for my official job. You can see those three objects paralleling like a "smile mark : ) ".

Rendez-vous of the Moon & Venus (May 16, 2010)

Sinking Orion over cherry trees

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