Venus in the Watchtower | Dennis McCarthy

Dennis McCarthy
Location of photo
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Date/Time of photo
2008 Jan 15, 5:48 a.m. EST
Nikon E3200 mounted on a tripod. 6mm focal length, f/2.9, 1.5 seconds exposure.
After observing the sun through the windows of the "garita" at Castillo de San Marcos one day, I took a chance that Venus would likewise be visible a little earlier the following morning. (Public Domain, U.S. Government image)
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