Jimmy Westlake
Image taken:
Mar. 31, 2012
Location:
Stagecoach, Colorado, USA
Details:
Venus is heading for the Pleiades! On the night of April 3, Venus will be surrounded by twinkly Pleiads. This image was taken on March 31, 2012 at 8:16pm MDT with Venus and the Pleiades 2.5ยบ apart. It's a 20-second guided exposure using a 300mm Nikkor lens at f8 on a Nikon D700 digital camera at ISO 6400.
 
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