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9th May 2007, 2140 GMT+3
Canon EOS300D camera (at ISO 800) and 100-400 tele zoom piggybacked on Meade 8" LX10 SCT.
Venus continues to pass interesting objects in this fine evening apparition. This time, bright open cluster M35 and its companion NGC2158 are with the bright planet. This picture is a composite of two separate exposures to prevent Venus's glare; 5 minutes at f/11 and 3 minutes at f/5.6.