Photography by Dave Schmahl

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Date:  Sunday, June 9, 2013

Time:  8:35 PM

Location:  Mt. Palomar, California. 

Camera: Canon 60D, 1000 ISO
Lens: 90 mm, f/5.6
Exposure: 1/20 sec., unguided.
Temperature: ~65 degrees, no wind (lots of mosquitoes)

A rare conjunction of Mercury, Venus and a one day old, thin crescent Moon.

Hover over the image until the planet's
labels appear.