The Crescent Moon, Jupiter and Porrima

Joe Stieber
Location of photo
Maple Shade, NJ
Date/Time of photo
October 28, 2016, 6:36 am EDT
Canon 6D digital SLR camera and a Canon 400 mm f/5.6L telephoto lens on a fixed tripod
The waning Crescent Moon, about 55 hours before new, was little more than a degree (center-to-center) from the planet Jupiter and the star Porrima (Gamma Virginis), which produced a lovely grouping in the morning twilight.
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