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Venus Showing Serious Phase

Discussion in 'Astrophotography and Imaging' started by Orion25, May 10, 2020.

Venus Showing Serious Phase

Started by Orion25 on May 10, 2020 at 8:19 PM

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  1. Orion25

    Orion25 Well-Known Member

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    Venus is moving back toward the sun from our perspective and is getting larger and brighter while shrinking in phase. Here is a shot I got a few days ago at prime focus using a Meade zoom lens and 2X barlow:

    ASTRONOMY - VENUS (PRIME FOCUS BARLOW ZOOM) 5-07-20 CAPTION SM.jpg

    But, my favorite by far is the image I took in 2017:

    ASTRONOMY - VENUS (PRIME FOCUS BARLOW ZOOM) 2-26-17 SM.jpg
     
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    Nice! :cool:
     
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    Nice pics
     
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    Thanks, Scopejunkie!
     
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    Thanks, Jeff!
     

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