Convergence

Here is my best photograph of Venus, Mars, and the setting crescent moon from the evening of February 20. Yesterday the 21st was a huge snowstorm, so nothing was visible. My camera settings admitted too much light, so here is the original – the lightest – Mars, Venus, and the moonwith various adjustments for contrast, color, and/or brightness. Mars was definitely orange, although it doesn’t seem so in the photos.  You could see the full sphere of the moon filling out the crescent.convergenceP1030508-2P1030508-3

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6 Responses to Convergence

  1. Breathtaking capture!.

  2. Gray Dawster says:

    Wow you did well to capture
    this so wickedly Monica 🙂

    Have a lovely
    Tuesday my sweet
    friend 🙂

    Andro xxx

    • Monica says:

      Hello dear Andro, Thank you so much for this lovely comment and for visiting! Sorry for my delay in responding. I’m off for a visit to you.

  3. giselzitrone says:

    Schöne Fotos lieber Gruß und einen schönen Dienstag Gruß und Umarmung Gislinde

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