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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
06:28 pm

Equipment Details:

4 second time exposure with Tripod Mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in night scenery mode

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - slight adjustments to brightness and contrast and minimal application of PDS Star Spikes Pro4 plugin filter to Mercury and Mars

Image Details:

Young Moon, Mercury and Mars setting at Dusk

Lovely security light illuminated foreground view of the triangular configuration of the young crescent Moon with Earthshine, Mercury (white) and Mars (red) descending towards the horizon between Christmas Pass and the foot of the western slope of Transmitter Hill at dusk.