The Crescent Moon and Venus

Posted by DaveMitsky
on Monday, September 09, 2013

by Dave Mitsky

Here's a hand-held shot of the September 8th conjunction of the Moon and Venus taken with a Canon PowerShot SD980 IS point-and-shoot camera.  Venus was 71% illuminated and was situated approximately 1 and 1/3 degrees to the northwest of the 13% illuminated Moon.

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