Jan Hattenbach
Image taken:
Jun. 30, 2011
Location:
Roque de los Muchachos (2426m), La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain
Details:
I could not make it to tomorrows partial solar eclipse off the coast of Antarctica, but just 26 hours before the event the only 1,4% illuminated crescent moon met Venus. At 7:00 am local time, both celestial objects were seperated by just 0,31°. It was an stunning view, seen from the Roque de los Muchachos (2426m), home of the "European Northern Observatory" on the island of La Palma, Spain! Canon EOS 450Da, 800 ASA, 1/3s exposure.
 
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