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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
05:45 am

Equipment Details:

Tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in night scenery mode

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - crop and reduce two images to produce mosaic. Minimal application of Star Spikes Pro to planets and Aldebaran

Image Details:

The accompanying mosaic containing two pictures taken at 5.45 and 5.50 am shows the Waning Moon (above), Aldebaran (red), Venus (very bright) and Mercury (bottom) rising to the north-east and Saturn (above) and Jupiter (below) setting to the south-west of Murambi Heights at dawn.