Moon Venus Occultation 

Photograph By:

Peter Goodhew 

Date Taken:

Wednesday, 1 January 2020 

Equipment Used:

APM TMB 152 refractors, 10Micron GM2000 mount, QSI6120 cameras 


At 09:18 CET this morning the planet Venus was about to pass behind the Moon. Imaging this by daylight was a bit of a challenge, especially as the sun was nearby, but using a short exposure (1/100th second) and a red filter managed to capture the moment just before Venus disappeared.