New Moon 12-28-2008 | Dino Milani

Photographer
Dino Milani
Email
dmilani@milanipc.com
Location of photo
Rock Island Illinois overlooking the Mississippi river valley
Date/Time of photo
12-28-2008 17:00:51 -6 GMT
Equipment
Canon 40D, 200 mm lens at f.6.4 aperature, tripod and shutter release cable, RAW file format, 1/100 sec, 200 ISO. Photoshop CS2 to crop, color adjust, and export to JPEG.
Description
This was taken moments after the sunset was far enough along that the new cresent moon had just appeared to the unaided eye. Other photos take by me after this one show Jupiter and Mercury in line with the new moon but the new moon is so faint that it's not visible in a low resolution format.
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