Jimmy Westlake
Image taken:
Mar. 31, 2012
Stagecoach, Colorado, USA
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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