Spectacular Venus Jupiter Conjunction

A panoramic view of the Venus Jupiter Conjunction on August 17, 2014, taken from the Cairns Esplanade in Queensland Australia.

Posted by Kirk on 13 October 2015

WOW!! Image Credit and copyright: Joseph Brimacombe.

The closest planetary conjunction of the year has graced our skies this morning, and astrophotographers were out in force to marvel at it's beauty. The pair were just 11.9’ apart, less than half the diameter of a Full Moon. Also joining the view was M44, the Beehive Cluster. This gorgeous shot is from Queensland, Australia by one of our longtime favourite astrophotographers, Joseph Brimacombe.

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