Saturday, January 10, 2015

Venus/Mercury 0.7 Degrees Apart

Location:  Samuel De Champlain School, Saint John, NB

Date Time:  January 8, 2015 around 1800hrs AST

Weather:  Clear, light wind, -23C.

Equipment:  Canon Rebel Xsi with 75-300mm lens mounted on tripod.

Attendance:  Myself.

Objective:  To view and image Venus/ Mercury Conjunction.

Report:  While on my travels throughout SJ on this particular day, was prepared to pull over anywhere safe to image this conjunction.  Was informed at last Saint John Astronomy Club meeting about the conjunction, and was pleasantly surprised when the forecast cooperated.

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