Antares and our moon | John Stetson

Photographer
John Stetson
Email
jstetson@maine.rr.com
Location of photo
Sebago Lake, Maine
Date/Time of photo
060609, 11:18 EDT
Equipment
4" refractor, a 5x barlow, and a DSLR
Description
This event was an occultation south of Boston, MA. Just West of Portland, Maine, Antares approached our moon and appeared within 35 arc seconds of the moon's northern limb. ( As a point of size comparison, it is unusual for the ISS to appear to be 35 arcseconds in size.)