Moon, Venus and Torre Belem | Miguel Claro

Photographer
Miguel Claro
Email
miguelclaro@sapo.pt
Location of photo
Lisbon- Portugal
Date/Time of photo
17/06/07 at 21h43
Equipment
HP Photosmart 850. ISO100 1/1.53" F-2.8
Description
In this picture we can see the planet Venus the Moon with a litle Earthshine and The Bélem Tower. It was built in the early 16th century in the Portuguese late Gothic style, the Manueline, to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama. This defensive, yet elegant construction has become one of the symbols of the city, a memorial to the Portuguese power during the Age of the Great Discoveries. In 1983 it was classified, together with the nearby Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Website
http://astrosurf.com/astroarte
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

COMMENT