Moon, Pleiades, Mercury Conjunction | Rick Baldridge

Rick Baldridge
Location of photo
Los Altos, CA, USA
Date/Time of photo
April 26, 2009 9:30pm PDT
Canon XTi Rebel with 200mm F2.8 lens.
Waxing crescent Moon with very bright Earthshine above the Pleiades (Seven Sisters) which are also above the bright planet Mercury. Below Mercury is the very red variable star AS Arietis.
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