Eclipsed Moon + 3 Planets
Taken by B.A.Zajac on July 27, 2018 @ Berlin, DE
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A montage of the totally eclipsed Moon, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter from the evening of 27 July 2018.

All four celestial objects were photographed with my Nikon Coolpix P600 at 236 mm (one step back from full optical zoom 258 mm). This means the object sizes are consistent with each other in terms of angular diameter.

The Moon image was taken at 22.55 CEST, roughly a half hour after the total lunar eclipse maximum. The Mars image was taken ten minutes later. Jupiter and Saturn were photographed around 22.10 CEST.

The images of the three planets were combined using the GIMP layer mode lighten only. The positions of the planets were nicely spaced and therefore not adjusted in any way. The image of the Moon was also added with the same function. However its position was moved in order to give contrast to the planets.

Lastly the moons of Jupiter are Io, Ganymede and Europa from left to right. Callisto is a smudge next to the overexposed Jupiter, located near 5 o-clock.
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