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Helio C. Vital
Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
09:30 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon CoolPix P900 camera

Post-processing Details:

Cropped and enlarged with PhotoScape

Image Details:

The photo shows Venus, a mere 0.9% illuminated and only 8° away from the Sun surrounded by iridescent clouds. Look for the tinny crescent of Venus on the lower left of the image.