Venus-Regulus Conjunction

[planets_090920_1408.jpg]

The bright star Regulus appeared only a half-degree to the right of the planet Venus this morning.

Location: suburban Phoenix, Arizona
Date: September 20, 2009
Time: 4:59 a.m. MDT
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR
Focal length: 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 1600
Exposure time: 13 seconds


Revised: October 12, 2009
Copyright © 2009 Joe Orman
Back to Moon and Planets Gallery
Back to Joe Orman's Photo Pages
Back to Joe Orman's Home Page