Total Eclipse and Planet?

Photographer
mkendust
Email
mkendust2@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Green River Lakes area, Wyoming.
Date/Time of photo
08/21/2017
Equipment
Nikon D7200, Nikon 80-400 lens @ 400
Description
2017 total eclipse and what appears to be a planet in the lower left area of frame. Could it be Venus?

2 thoughts on “Total Eclipse and Planet?

    1. mkendustmkendust Post author

      It doesn’t look like a star to me. It may be hard to zoom in with this small 150 kb. file. I checked it on the full size file and it looks like a greenish blue ball with barely visible surface or cloud details. Due to the color I thought it could be Venus, but I saw an earlier eclipse photo (2008?) in this gallery with Mercury visible and it had about the same color.

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