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Date modified6-Sep-20 09:10
Mars and the Moon Rising

Mars and the Moon Rising

Back at Rithet's Bog to watch the almost 1 degree conjunction of Mars and the Moon. I arrived a bit early but it took a little longer for the pair to emerge from the treeline. I could see the easterly direction get brighter almost like a halo with Mars emerging first as a bright salmon coloured point. The Moon was next, dancing through the silhouette of the trees.

Camera: Nikon Z6 with FTZ adapter
Lens: Nikkor 70-200/4 with TC 1.4x for equivalent 280mm
Sensor ISO: 400
Exposure: Treeline images 2 seconds at f/5.6; Moon with trees image 1/100 second at f/5.6 (cropped)
Processing: Adobe Photoshop 2020 CC