Crescent Moon and Venus

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© Robert Larrazolo
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 4, 2010
TakenSeptember 16, 2009
Exposure1 sec at f/4.9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length46 mm
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Photo taken at 12X power lens setting to capture both at the one time of Venus orbit that brings it closest to the earth inline with the moon.Only time that the famous Rings are visible with regular binoculars.These were the only two visible objects in the early morning sky.

16 responses

  • Anna Pfenniger

    Anna Pfenniger said (4 Aug 2010):

    I like the crescent on Venus... very cool!

  • Stephanie Reardon

    Stephanie Reardon said (10 Aug 2010):

    Nice shot! It's tough to get one like this--it takes incredible patience.

  • Adam Ames

    Adam Ames gave props (18 Aug 2010):

    Awesome work!

  • Niki O'Shea

    Niki O'Shea said (26 Aug 2010):


  • Mohsen Bazianfar

    Mohsen Bazianfar (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful shot.

  • Woj

    Woj (Deleted) gave props (9 Sep 2010):

    nice catch, great technique

  • Celina Ortelli

    Celina Ortelli gave props (13 Sep 2010):


  • Crystal Marie

    Crystal Marie gave props (25 Sep 2010):

    Very nice capture

  • Fiorella

    Fiorella gave props (23 Nov 2010):

    capturaste la luna!!!! felicitaciones

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (3 Dec 2010):

    Simplicity at its best!

  • Cheryl Harwood

    Cheryl Harwood (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2010):

    Amazing image

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (14 Jan 2011):

    Patience is right!!! Nice!

  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (6 Feb 2011):

    good job

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (9 Feb 2011):

    Fabulous shot

  • John Tanner

    John Tanner gave props (13 May 2011):

    Great earthshine picture ,one of the best I'v seen excellent job Robert !!!!

  • Kelly Curry

    Kelly Curry gave props (17 Nov 2011):


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