Tag: venus

  • Waning Gibbous Venus

    Waning Gibbous Venus

    Venus is now high enough in the sky that I can get a decent look at it in the evening. I can’t resolve cloud details, but it’s fun to see the phase. The C8/178MC imaging combination gives a pixel scale of .262 arcsec, so Venus is approximately 19 arcseconds in diameter in this image.

  • Venus and the Pleiades

    Venus and the Pleiades

    Captured with my old point-and-shoot on a tracking mount

  • Jupiter/Venus Conjunction

    Jupiter/Venus Conjunction

    I was out the evening of the conjunction, but packed up my little telescope and managed to grab a picture from a parking lot!