Part 4 Sceneries in dawn
Rendez-vous of Jupiter ,Venus & Mercury (May 15, 2011)


Date & Time: May 14 2011, 27:48 JST(+0900), 1sec. Exp.
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor 24-85mmD (f=70mm, Aperture: F4.0)
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Kujihama, Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(4256 x 2832)
Device Size...FX format (36 x 24mm)
Sensitivity...ISO200, White Balance...Auto




In May 2011, we could observe the Rendez-vous of 4 planets of Jupiter, Venus, Mercury & Mars in eastern dawn sky. This image that has taken about 40 minutes before the sun rise shows you the Jupiter in upper right, the Venus in center, and a bit dark mercury in lower right of Venus, The bright Jupiter and Venus have an interval of about 3 degrees. And this picture must include the remaining Mars at around 4 degrees lower left of Venus, unfortunately the haze in lower skies obstructed the most dimmed (1.3th in magnitude) planet in four.




Rendez-vous of Jupiter, Venus & Dawn Moon

The rising Andromeda on dawn ocean


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