Moon morn and Venus dawn

Thursday, Sept. 3rd, the moon was high in the clear morning sky and Venus was just rising in the east.Here’s how they looked through the 8-inch Orion dobsonian telescope and my Canon XS camera…..

Sun setting over the Sea of Tranquility on the Moon.

Sun setting over the Sea of Tranquility on the Moon.

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Venus, through the same camera telescope combination… Venus is about the same size as a large lunar crater (and it’s a lovely crescent!

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One response to “Moon morn and Venus dawn

  1. Such good photos, Bob. Thanks. And have a good holiday weekend!
    Oh–on a channel 13 show about Siberian tigers, the footage included the night sky loaded with stars–loaded!
    Carol

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