Crescent Venus

A daytime image of the crescent phase of Venus just 4% illuminated and less than 2 weeks from conjunction. Taken at the Quaker Ridge School parking lot, Christmas day.

Orion Apex 127 Maksutov, Celestron Neximage 5, processed with Autostakkaert 2, Registax and Photoshop.

See the February 2014 WAA SkyWAAtch Newsletter for more details.