Fire And Ice - Little Planet
Taken by Peter Rosén on January 7, 2018 @ Central Stockholm, Sweden
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Date Taken: 2018:01:07 21:40:36
 
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I woke up early this morning to get a view of the conjunction between Jupiter and Mars.

A little before sunrise, the south-eastern sky turned a vivid orange and there was a beautiful bluish earth shadow with the pink Belt of Venus on top in the opposite direction.
I decided to make a Little Planet-projection to show the full 360° horizon in one picture.

I also managed to catch the close conjunction in the bright morning sky

/*Peter R
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Peter, I have never seen the shadow portion represented in precisely the color I see it on clear, cold winder mornings -- till now and your very creative image. Very nice (all the way around, as it were!)
Posted by tarr123 2018-01-07 18:06:05
Awesome!!! I hope the trade union of chimney sweepers had not protested against your activity :)
Posted by LandyGyebnar 2018-01-08 09:32:44
Thank you Peter and Monika.

Monika, as I always take the nightshift, they have never noticed my activity on the rooftop :)
On that morning there was a thin layer of ice so I had to be extremely cautious not to slip and fall with all my photographic gear.

/*Peter R
Posted by Peter R 2018-01-09 07:37:21
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