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Roberto Ortu
Cabras, Sardinia, Italy
04:08 pm

Equipment Details:

Telescope Celestron 114/910 Newton
Planetary camera QHY5L-II-C
Filter UV IR cut
Barlow lens 2,5X Tecnosky
Laptop computer

Post-processing Details:

Software: Sharpcap 4, PIPP, AS!3, Astrosurface U3

Image Details:

For the first time, I observed and photographed the planet in broad daylight, at 16:08 local time.
Looking at the eyepiece, the very thin sickle was really spectacular and well observable, even being not far from the Sun.
The inferior conjunction will be on August 13, then the planet will be clearly visible to the naked eye after August 21, before dawn.