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Venus & crescent (long exposure) | by Thomas Cizauskas
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Venus & crescent (long exposure)

Look up!

 

Yesterday morning, just before sunrise, Venus appeared BENEATH the crescent moon in the eastern sky. This morning, it's flipped. The simple glory of it all.

 

In the sky over...

Decatur, Georgia, USA.

14 October 2020. (7:13 am EDT)

 

▶ Notice the earth-shine partially illuminating the dark upper portion of the moon's disc.

▶ The same vista, but shorter (darker) exposure: here.

▶ A closeup of the crescent moon (11.5% illuminated): here.

 

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▶ Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M10 II.

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Taken on October 14, 2020