Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter with aloes

Simon Walsh
Location of photo
Spion Kop Lodge, South Africa
Date/Time of photo
2015 July 02
Canon EOS 6D and 24-105mm lens
Aloes are a characteristic succulent plant in South Africa and the foreground of aloes in bloom links the celestial cycles of the conjunction with terrestial cycles.
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