The Evening Show
01/23/2015
If there ever was a showcase image for a web site called The Evening Show, this would be it. On the evening of January 21st, 2015 I captured this image on a tripod with my Canon 5D Mark III. The moon is featured prominently just after sunset illuminated by both the sun and earth shine. To the upper left of the moon shining brightly is the planet Venus. To the lower left Mercury can be seen. A couple of bright stars are also visible, to the upper left of Venus we see Deneb Al Giedi in Capricorn, and to the upper right of the moon is Sadalsuud in the constellation Aquarius. In the foreground is my mount and telescope ready for a night of astrophotography. The evening show begins...

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The Evening Show