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The grand alignment of the bright planets in a Moonless sky in Tucson AZ foothills | by eliot photos
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The grand alignment of the bright planets in a Moonless sky in Tucson AZ foothills

A few days remain for the grand alignment of the five bright planets and on new Moon day dark skies to record the scene. This photo is a stack of three 8 second exposures taken with a Nikon D810 in APS mode and a 8 mm Sigma full frame lens.

 

see Earthsky.org for a story on the Planet alignment and this image displayed (labeled version).

earthsky.org/science-wire/when-will-all-five-visible-plan...

 

version without labels is at: flic.kr/p/DtSa81

 

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Uploaded on February 8, 2016