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Venus Image 2017/03/09(UT)

Michel Deconinck,Fumega Camilo Ucha,Frank J Melillo
M.Deconinck,Camilo,Frank

Michel Deconinck (150mm refractor,300mm Newtonian)
This is a pastel (white on black) made of Venus with my refractor 152/1200.  To improve the contrast I used one set of two filters: orange plus green,#12 and #58 together.  The used magnification was 300x.  I wonder if the faint AL detected was not due to the bad seeing,this was maybe an illusion comming from a light diffusion in the earth atmosphere ?

[Michel Deconinck : [Artignosc-sur-Verdon,France]]

Fumega Camilo Ucha(310mm.Newton)
With a seeing "horribilis" I got to photograph the night face of the planet. Light details of albedo can be to the regions of Phoebe and Beta Regio

[Fumega Camilo Ucha  : Galicia,Spain]

Frank J Melillo(254mm SC)

[Frank J Melillo  Holtsville NY U.S.A]

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