<< Back to gallery


Dr Alan Potts

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, UK

Date/Time of photo:

4th April 2020, 20h 40m UTC


Static tripod, 300mm lens at f5.6, Nikon D3200 DSLR at 1600 ISO


Venus shines at magnitude -4.6 as it passes underneath the Pleiades star cluster on 4th April. Through a telescope the disc is 44.7% illuminated. The image is a stack of 69 subframes using DSS, each of 0.625s duration totalling 43s.


You must be logged in to post a comment.