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Mohammad Adeel
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
08/21/2023
07:58 pm

Equipment Details:

Canon EOS 1300d
Samyang 135mm lens
Ioptron sky tracker

Post-processing Details:

Single tracked image of 10 seconds ,, ISO 100, f 4.0, 135mm cropped

Image Details:

Moon meets Spica!

Waxing crescent from tonight was perfectly aligned with Spica which is the brightest object in the constellation of Virgo and one of the 20 brightest stars in the night sky. It was relatively clear tonight and the moon being at a fair altitude enabled me to capture the Earthshine. A small patch of thin clouds added to it's beauty.
You can also see 76 Virginis a 5th magnitude star just above the crescent moon.

Till we meet again, clear skies!

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