Venus near conjunction | Robert Vanderbei

Photographer
Robert Vanderbei
Email
rvdb@Princeton.EDU
Location of photo
Belle Mead, NJ
Date/Time of photo
3:48pm EDT Mar 21, 2009
Equipment
3.5" Questar and Starlight Express SXV-H9
Description
This is a picture of Venus less than a week from its closest approach. It's angular separation from the Sun was just 12 degrees at the time the picture was taken.
Website
http://www.princeton.edu/~rvdb/images/Questar/venus.html