Moon, Mars, Jupiter & ISS
Taken by Alan Dyer on January 11, 2018 @ near Gleichen, Alberta
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Exposure Time: 10/1
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 800
Date Taken: 2018:01:11 08:36:16
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It was a busy morning sky, with the waning crescent Moon shining above the pairing of Mars (left) and Jupiter (right). I was shooting the scene when the Space Station photobombed the planets, streaking by below, shown here in a composite of four exposures.

The Moon and planets are in Libra east of the star Zubenelgenubi. Left of centre, Antares and the stars of Scorpius are just rising in the dawn twilight.

This was from home on January 11, 2018 about 7 am MST, with the temperature a frigid -30° C, but with little wind thankfully.

This is a stack of four exposures for the ground to smooth noise, one for the sky, and three more for the sky but masked to show just the ISS trails. Each was 10 seconds at f/2.8 and ISO 800 with the 35mm lens and Canon 6D MkII.

The 3-second interval between exposures (I was using the self-timer to fire the shutter) created the gaps in the ISS trails.

The other image submitted taken a few minutes later shows just the Moon with the pairing of Mars and Jupiter, with Scorpius rising in the brightening twilight. The grouping made for a fine composition.
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