Planetary Conjunction of May 26, 2013

Posted by Victor C. Rogus
on Sunday, May 26, 2013


Weather conditions were rated as, "Poor" to see this wonderful conjunction of planets here in Jadwin, Missouri, as thunderstorm clouds rolled in I had to agree.


However an amazing view emerged from behind dramatic clouds as the Sun set, and there! Mercury, Venus and Jupiter had slipped to within 3 degrees of each other.


Fantastic sight!


Images made on 05/26/2013 at 20:56:49 (ISO 1250, 1/10 sec. at f4.1). Local time in Jadwin, Missouri.


I hope you like them!



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