Moon & Planets


Alignment of the planets, 23 March 2004 at 20:05. The Moon was a thin crescent (3 days after New), but overexposure wiped this out. A less exposed photo of the Moon is shown on the bottom of this page (with a 200mm lens).

Photo Technical Data
Size of the original: 3920 x 4010 pixels (2 photos stitched together)
f/1.0, exposure 15 s, ISO 400
Canon EOS 1Ds, EF 50mm 1:1.0 L USM.

On the right: explanation of celestial objects.

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