Jupiter Mars Conjunction
Taken by Maximilian Teodorescu on January 7, 2018 @ Magurele, Romania
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Date Taken: 2018:01:09 01:03:24
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A rare conjunction occurred in the morning of January 7. Mars and Jupiter gathered (apparently) very close in the morning sky, less than half of the Moon’s diameter.

Of course I had to image the event, and got to my usual observing location early in the morning, only to find that fog was filling the entire area. I did however managed to capture some scenic shots, and eventually also some telescopic views.

The scenic shots: Canon 550D with Canon 100mm lens and the old 18-55mm kit lens.
The telescopic views, acquired with a 115mm F/7 APO refractor and ASI1600MM camera. 190×5 sec frames for the deep view. There are a few small galaxies also in this shot.
And also a comparison showing the Moon and Jupiter+Mars at the same scale.
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