Jupiter-Venus Conjunction


August 29, 2005

On this evening, Jupiter appeared just to the upper left of the bright planet Venus. Straight to the left of Jupiter is the much-dimmer star Spica. The arrangement was photographed above the Sierra Estrella, south of Phoenix, Arizona.

Date: August 29, 2005
Time: 7:37 p.m. MST
Location: South of Phoenix, Arizona
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR on fixed tripod
Film: Fuji Provia 100F slide
Focal length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/4
Exposure time: 4 seconds
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000

Revised: September 10, 2005
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