Venus/Jupiter, 21-24 Feb 1999 (montage)

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Photographer Michael Mirjahangir

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Settings / Equipment 50mm lens @ f/1.9 on tripod; 5 sec on Kodak Max 800 film

Location 21-24 Feb 1999; Huntington Beach, CA

Date / Time February 21, 1999 12:00 am


Additional Information This sequence taken on four successive nights shows how much the two planets changed positions relative to each other each day. In the first two images, Venus is to the lower right of Jupiter; in the last two images it passes above Jupiter.