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Tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in night scenery mode
Photoshop Elements 15 - crop, register and size reduce two images to produce mosaic
Crescent Venus and Mercury in fading sunset twilight.
A clear sky on Thursday evening provided a good view of the anticipated pairing of Venus and Mercury with the two planets setting within a few minutes of each other three quarters of an hour after sunset. A bright sunset twilight arch again made it difficult to see Mercury until shortly before dusk. From Friday Mercury will be above Venus and the two will be joined by a thin new Moon on Saturday which will rise past them during the following two days - https://earthsky.org/tonight/mercury-venus-pair-up-at-dusk-may-21-and-22