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62D2680D-6E4F-4641-9118-AAB929B95DBA.thumb.jpeg.51f5a569ff017970e40714f038691fb8.jpegManaged to image this ahead of the closet conjunction as the weather forecast (as with any astronomical spectacle) deteriorated rapidly. 

Quite happy despite the almost full moon interfering. 

Samyang 135mm @f/2.8

Canon 250D

Optolong L-Pro

Star Adventurer 


ISO 400

90 x 60s

Bortle 7

Warwickshire, UK


Many thanks,




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I’ve been out capturing the Pleiades probably the same nights as you and was looking at Mars through the binocs. I too have been plagued by gradients from the moon.

Great image you have and finely composed.

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