Planet Rise Mark Watson Image taken: May. 28, 2011 Location: Atop Russian Hill in San Francisco, CA Coit tower on the left, Bay Bridge and Yerba-Buena Island in the center of the bay. Details: I had just finished a night of stargazing on the roof of my San Francisco apartment and decided to climb Russian Hill to photograph the planet and moon alignment. Canon T2i (550D) + tripod. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.