Conjunction Moon-Venus-Jupiter

IMAGE DETAILS

Date + Time ...............................  25 / 2/ 2012 - 18:00 UTC
Location ....................................  "Nunki Observatory" - Skiathos
Optics .........................................
  Canon EFS 18-200mm
Camera .....................................   Canon Eos 50D
Exposure Time.......................     15 sec / ISO 800
Mount .......................................   portable tripod
Processing Details ................    Photoshop

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Conjunction is a term used in positional astronomy . It means that, as seen from some place (usually the Earth), two celestial bodies appear near one another in the sky. The event is also sometimes known as an appulse.Here you can see Venus left of the Moon and Jupiter a little higher in the image.

Nikos Paschalis