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Sergei Timofeevski
Encinitas, California
05:35 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 at f2.8, Nikon D700, ISO 800, 1/20 s

Post-processing Details:

Minimal processing of in-camera JPG (cropped, clarity slightly increased and blacks slightly decreased to enhance details).

Image Details:

This planetary conjunction (the bright Jupiter on top, Mercury - lower, left and very faint Saturn - right from Jupiter, slightly lower than Mercury) were photographed setting over the Pacific ocean from Beacon's Beach in Encinitas, California, about 35 min after sunset.