Daytime occultation of Aldebaran by the moon

Location of photo
Tucson, AZ USA
Date/Time of photo
April 10, 2016 21:30 UTC
Canon EOS 6D; 300mm Lens; ISO-200; 1/320 sec.; f/9
About three or four minutes before the occultation took place, clouds covered up the view. All I got was a few pictures of the moon beside Aldebaran. Couldn't see Aldebaran with 8x56 binoculars. Really needed a telescope or a camera to see this one in the middle of the day.
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