Starry Vistas by Don J. McCrady
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Moon and Venus (May 2007)

The crescent moon and the planet venus passed within two degrees of each other on May 19, 2007.  I traveled to Quincy, WA to take these images with a Canon Digital Rebel, and a 75-300mm zoom lens. 

Wide View (31mm)

Moon and venus at 31mm


at 75mm

Moon and Venus at 75mm


at 300mm

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