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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
06:13 pm

Equipment Details:

Tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS 40 in manual exposure mode. 4 sec, f/3.6, ISO-400.

Post-processing Details:

Image size reduction with mimimal application of Star Spikes Pro filter to Mars, Procyon and Pollux.

Image Details:

Moon, Venus and Mars on June Solstice.
This beautiful last light view towards Christmas Pass and Transmitter Hill from Murambi Heights in Mutare shows a near vertical Southern Hemisphere alignment of Mars (top), Venus, and the two day old Waxing Crescent Moon above receding late Volcanic Sunset glow. The Gemini star Pollux is about to set behind the shoulder of Transmitter Hill below and the Canis Minor star Procyon shines bright above Christmas Pass on the left.