Moon Occults Venus in the Daytime

by Michael Wright


Venus and the Moon moments before the occultation. Credit:Robert Vanderlei (Canon 450D DSLR on 10″ RC, exposure 1/1600-th second, ISO 400 )

On December 7, 2015, a daytime occultation of Venus by the Moon was visible from most of North and Central America. I observed from my office parking lot at lunchtime using IS binoculars, but member Robert Vanderbei created a video from stills he shot during the event with his R-C scope. Check it out on Bob’s website.

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