[AZ-Observing] Re: The Gorgeous Triple Conjunction this morning!

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  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 17:25:07 -0700

Very nice observation and drawing, Jeremy.

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From: "Jeremy Perez" <jeremy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Sunday, December 10, 2006 4:49 PM
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: The Gorgeous Triple Conjunction this morning!


> Great shot, Chris. The trapezium arrangement you captured is very
> pleasing.
>
> I prepared color sketch of the conjunction this morning with my 10 x
> 50s (DEC 10, 2006 13:40 UT).
>
> http://www.perezmedia.net/beltofvenus/archives/000626.html
>
> Color in the planets was rather subtle against the dawn, but it was
> still an enjoyable sight. Mars and Beta Scorpii weren't apparent to
> me naked eye, but all showed up nicely in the binoculars. Europa, and
> I Ganymede (I think) were just visible against the brightening sky.
> Callisto and Io eluded me, and would have probably revealed
> themselves if I had gotten up in time to mount the binoculars on a
> tripod. Mercury is a fast mover, and it's been interesting to compare
> photos from other observers that caught it just a few hours before
> and after I did. I'm looking forward to any other photos that were
> snagged this morning!
>
> Take care,
> Jeremy
> Flagstaff
> http://beltofvenus.perezmedia.net
>
>
> On Dec 9, 2006, at 9:50 PM, Chris Schur wrote:
>
>> HI all,
>>
>> My first post here, so be kind to me.  Here are a few
>> shots taken this morning of the conjunction, with my
>> Stellarvue SV80s refractor and canon 10D DSLR:
>>
>> http://www.schursastrophotography.com/10dastro/tripconj120906.html
>>
>> Hope you all get out to see it tommorow at its
>> closest!
>>
>> Chris
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