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Planets & Clusters

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« on: April 26, 2010, 11:09:05 pm »

Just by coincidence we currently have two planets passing by two of the best known open clusters in the sky....

First Venus and M45....

And Mars and M44....


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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2010, 07:29:27 am »

Great shots Paul! What did you use to take the Mars / M44 shot?
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2010, 10:26:33 am »

Wery nice Paul.

I love them wide field shots.

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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2010, 03:42:57 pm »

Great images Paul. Venus has been very busy with companions this year and looks like it will continue for some time!!
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