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#1 astronz59

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 08:30 PM

Working night shift tonight and kids are at school - a good time to take a leisurely view of Venus in the daylit sky. Used green and yellow filters to observe some nice albedo features under steady seeing, fresh coffee at hand. An easy find, just 2 hours behind a lazy moon at almost the same Declination....

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 09:58 PM

Ian,

This is a lovely capture of Venus. I have not pointed a scope at it since it was in Transit. How quickly it has reached the end of crescent phase.

Frank :)

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 04:39 PM

Ian,

Nice sketch of Venus :).

CS,KLU,

:).

Tom

#4 JeanB

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 08:39 PM

Very nicely done, Ian!

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