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Photographer:

Dr Alan Potts

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, UK

Date/Time of photo:

6th April 2020 at 19h 25m UTC

Equipment:

102mm f/8 Meade achromatic refractor and Microsoft Lifecam Cinema webcam

Description:

Venus has past beyond the Pleiades by several degrees and is getting larger as its crescent thins. In this image Venus is 27.4 arcseconds in diameter and 43.5 percent illuminated. It is a stack of several hundred frames from the AVI using Autostakkert.

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