Jupiter and Spica in the early morning

on Friday, February 3, 2017

Here is a picture of bright Jupiter hovering over the star Spica (the primary star in the constellation Virgo). Jupiter remains in Virgo through much of 2017, crossing into Libra in mid-November.
Tech Specs: Canon 6D with a Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L USM lens tripod mounted. Single 8 second exposure, ISO 3200, 70mm, f/2.8, Tiffen star filter. Imaging was done on February 3, 2017 from Weatherly, Pennsylvania.

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