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Moon-Mars,Pleiades conjunction
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Moon-Mars,Pleiades conjunction
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The following day, the Moon shifted towards the left. It is now very close to the Pleiades. I waited until clouds attenuate the glare of the Moon to snap. Strategic choice, because the Pleiades are not drowned in the Moon's halo, being visible through a hole in the clouds, while Mars, to the far right, is just leaving dense clouds which hid it. Lastly, some colored irisations (called corona) around the Moon bring a colorful touch.
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Instrument   110 mm focal length
Exposure & film   4 s with digital camera Camedia 5060
Date & place   October 19, 2005, Quimper

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