View Full Version : Astrophoto: Crescent Moon and Mercury by Chumack

2005-Sep-08, 03:08 PM
SUMMARY: John Chumack took this picture of the crescent Moon and Mercury from Dayton, Ohio. John used a Canon 10D and 180mm lens at F5.6 on 400ISO for 1 sec. exposure while mounted on a tripod.

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2005-Sep-08, 05:38 PM
photo date was 09/02/05, while everyone was watching the planets Venus & Jupiter in the evening, Mercury and the old 1.57% lit moon were pairing up in the sky that morning.