Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Line-up of Mars, Saturn and Spica, August 14, 2012

The line-up of Mars, (middle) Saturn (right) and the star SPica (left) imaged on 14 August 2012 at 8:35 pm ACST from Adelaide, Australia. Image taken with a Canon IXUS at ASA 400, 15 second exposure. (click to embiggen)The line up on 9 August, with a cosmos satellite shooting through the arrangement (click to embiggen), In this and the following images (all 3x Zoom, 15 secs exposure ASA 400) you can see how the planets move together.
11 August12 August
14 August