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10 Dec. '06 6:25 AM
Pentax istD DSLR with Sigma zoom lens set at 90mm. one tenth sec. exposure @ ISO 800
I planned on only observing this Jupiter-Mercury-Mars onjubction with binoculars, but the morning dawned so clear and transparent, I thought I'd try some photos with the DSLR. Finding the right "hole" in the tree branches took some hiking around the neighborhood; but everything came together at just the right time. Sigma Scorpii also appears faintly in the original image.