Jupiter-Venus Conjuction, November-December 2008

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November 28, 2008.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona.
Jupiter straight above brighter Venus.

November 29, 2008.
Castle Dome Mountains, Arizona.
The crescent moon enters the scene.

November 30, 2008.
Gila Indian Reservation, Arizona.
Jupiter 2 to the upper right of Venus, moon to lower right.

December 1, 2008.
Chandler, Arizona.
The moon has moved to the upper left of Venus and Jupiter.

All photos taken approximately 45 minutes after sunset with Kodak Z650 digital camera at ISO 100, 8 seconds, f/3.2.

Revised: December 14, 2008
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