Venus atInferior Conjunction with the AR152 Refractor stopped to 80mm August 15, 2015 - 9am Uploaded 8/15/15
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Only seven degrees from the Sun, today the Planet Venus was at inferior conjunction. Less than 1% phase, it was dialed up accurately with my old fashioned manual setting circles on my AP1200.

Left: 3x Klee barlow, with AR152 stopped to 80mm and a DMK51 camera.

Processing: 50/1200 best frames, alignment in Autostakkert, Wavelets in Registax, Levels and Contrast Masking In Photoshop CS2,
Instrument: 6" f/6.5 with 3x Barlow Platform: Astrophysics AP1200 CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 51AU03.AS Filter: Baader Continum and IR/UV blocker Exposure: 1/30 sec 15fps Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 4/5, Transparency 7/10 Outside Temperature: 75F