Saturn and Venus

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On this evening, the planet Saturn appeared only about a degree to the upper left of the much-brighter planet Venus.

Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 8:35 p.m. MST
Location: Washington Park, 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: 8 seconds
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000


Revised: July 5, 2007
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