Venus / Jupiter Alignment Widefield L - March 16

Taken from New Mexico Skies using an FSQ 106 and STL11K camera. A mosaic of three frames, each 5 x 60 sec. Image scale 3.5 asec/px. Venus (left) and jupiter (right), the fourth and fifth brightest objects in the sky (1=sun, 2=moon, 3=international space station), have an angular separation of only 3.5 degrees.

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Taken on March 16, 2012