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Helio C. Vital
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Equipment Details:

Nikon CoolPix P900 camera was used with no telescope attached.

Image Details:

From Rio de Janeiro, the moon passed nearly in front of Mars (a "grazing" occultation). Mars was 178 times further away and 6,378 dimmer than the moon. The 19-minute grazing occultation could be seen from Rio around midnight.
(D: 03:16 UT - R: 03:35 UT - Sep. 06, 2020)