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Photographer:

Roman Prager

Email:

roman.prager11@inode.at

Location of Photo:

IAS Hakos Namibia

Date/Time of photo:

2010-Sep-11 13h48

Equipment:

Canon 5d Mk2 AK3 20inch F3.8 Bath mount

Description:

The picture shows Venus and the Moon a few minutes before she vanished behind the Moon. We (Werner Möhler, Timm Klose, Roman Prager and Dietmar Sellner) were very lucky to see it because we found out only a day before that is was visible in Namibia/Africa. As the sky was perfectly clear the occultation was great to see. Dietmar and Timm showed it to a school class on a 24" Dobson while Werner and Roman took pictures using the IAS 20" and 18" telescopes.

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