Tom Wildoner ( www.leisurelyscientist.com
night offered a nice view of the conjunction of the
young crescent moon and the planet Mercury in the
western skies of the Northern Latitudes.
Mars was also visible, although higher above
the moon. You can see some stars of the
constellation Cetus just to the right of the moon.
The ½ second exposure was just enough to bring out
the Earthshine on the moon.
Tech Specs: Canon 6D, Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM
lens, tripod mounted. ½ second exposure at ISO 640,
Imaging was done on March 29, 2017 from