Jupiter-Venus Conjuction, November-December 2008

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November 28, 2008.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona.
Jupiter straight above brighter Venus.
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November 29, 2008.
Castle Dome Mountains, Arizona.
The crescent moon enters the scene.
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November 30, 2008.
Gila Indian Reservation, Arizona.
Jupiter 2 to the upper right of Venus, moon to lower right.
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December 1, 2008.
Chandler, Arizona.
The moon has moved to the upper left of Venus and Jupiter.
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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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