The Pleiades (M45) and Mercury at sunset april 24, 2016.

Manuel Rodriguez Huerta
Location of photo
Aguascalientes, Ags. Mexico.
Date/Time of photo
April 24, 2016 21:21 h local time.
Canon T3i camera, Nikon 50 mm f1.4 lens closed to f2.8, on a fixed tripod. detail cuted from 3 pictures union, 4 s at 6400 ISO each.
Mercury, the brigth "star" at lower left, near the horizon, below the Pleiades at sunset april 24, 2016.
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