Venus Jupiter approach | Fernando Retana

Photographer
Fernando Retana
Email
fdoretana@gmail.com
Location of photo
San Jose, Costa Rica
Date/Time of photo
Feb 1, 2008 05:37am
Equipment
Meade SN8 on LXD75 with Nikon D40 (prime focus) 1/2" exposure ISO800
Description
On Feb. 1, 2008, Venus and Jupiter showed a very nice approach less than one degree apart. The four jovian moons (from top Gaminede, Io, Callisto, Europa) was clearly visible even during dawn. Two more stars are visible in the background.