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Prabhakaran A
Mleiha, UAE
05:45 am

Equipment Details:

Edge HD 11" Alt Az - Explore Scientific 3x Extender - ZWO 290MC

Post-processing Details:

stacked 9000 frames in AS!3 and processed in Registax

Image Details:

Venus - 3rd brightest object in the sky after the Sun and Moon.In this pic it is showing much larger disc of crescent phase after the inferior conjunction with sun, currently its angular diameter(apparent size) is 48 arc seconds and appears extremely bright just before the sunrise.
It’ll reach its greatest illuminated extent – and another greatest brilliancy – as the morning “star” on December 2, 2018.
Venus appears bigger and brighter particular during this crescent phase in the morning time because of its closest proximity to our earth, right now Venus i 51.8 million kms away from earth.