Venus in Virgo


Before morning twilight, the brilliant planet Venus rules the eastern sky among the stars of the constellation Virgo. The foreground is illuminated by the light of a full moon.

Date: November 24, 2007
Time: 5:33 a.m. MST
Location: Joshua tree forest near Wickenburg, Arizona
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR on fixed tripod
Film: Kodak Elite Chrome 400 slide (pushed one stop)
Focal length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Exposure time: 15 seconds
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000

Revised: December 15, 2007
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