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Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus: 2012-03-15 18:27 UTC

Leica M9 with TRI-ELMAR-M 1:4/16-18-21 ASPH at 16mm, f/4, 8 sec., ISO 400. Note the Pleiades (M45) above Jupiter near the top of the frame. The field in the foreground was illuminated during the exposure by the headlights of a passing automobile. Here's an annotated sky map from Your Sky.

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