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Kent and Carolyn Carlson
Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO, USA
06:39 pm

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Canon 5d Mk II, 17-40mm

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Carolyn and I popped back into Rocky Mountain National Park to photograph the Jupiter-Saturn conjunction. We stopped first at Storm Pass, but the wind and mountain clouds overwhelmed everything atmospheric to the southwest. We took a few moon photos and continued on to a hillside downlope from the Moraine Park Nature Center. As with Storm Pass, clouds loomed over the mountains to the southwest preventing a glimpse of the conjunction. When home we plotted constellations to see how far we had missed the spectacle by. Our conclusion... We missed it by that much (red dot).