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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
07/01/2019
06:09 am

Equipment Details:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in sunset mode

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - Enhancement to bring out Venus using Pro-Digital Star Spikes 4 Plugin

Image Details:

Waning Crescent Moon & Venus before Sunrise
This picture, taken about twenty minutes before sunrise on 1st July, shows the thin waning crescent Moon disappearing into glow from the Sun with Venus a long way below near the horizon. The glare there was so bright that its appearance had to be enhanced using a star filter.