Jupiter and Venus Marek Nikodem Image taken: Mar. 11, 2012 Location: near Szubin, Poland Details: Venus and Jupiter shone so brightly that it was visible even through the clouds. They are like two lanterns illuminating the darkness. It's a wonderful sight. Nikon D 700/ Nikkor 24-70, exp. 10-20 sec, f - 2.8, iso 1000 ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.