Moon, Venus and Torre Belem | Miguel Claro

Miguel Claro
Location of photo
Lisbon- Portugal
Date/Time of photo
17/06/07 at 21h43
HP Photosmart 850. ISO100 1/1.53" F-2.8
In this picture we can see the planet Venus the Moon with a litle Earthshine and The Bélem Tower. It was built in the early 16th century in the Portuguese late Gothic style, the Manueline, to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama. This defensive, yet elegant construction has become one of the symbols of the city, a memorial to the Portuguese power during the Age of the Great Discoveries. In 1983 it was classified, together with the nearby Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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