Thursday, May 20, 2004
Some digital images of Venus

On May 18th and 19th I took some images of Venus in the western evening sky. Venus is still very bright with a magnitude of -4.0. Through my big binoculars it looked like a small crescent moon. At the moment about 1/10 of the surface is lit by the Sun. Looking through the telescope I realized how big the diameter is at the moment (49.1"). Here are some images I took during .......follow this link to read the full report

Posted by Math on 05/20 at 04:13 AM | filed in: Planets | Print