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    Smile Venus and Mercury 4th April 10



    Managed to spot Venus and Mercury tonight. Venus was really bright!
    Anyway I was really pleased cause it's the first time I've seen Mercury!

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    Very nice.
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    Great job.
    Well spotted too.
    I have never seen Mercury to date yet...well that I am aware of.
    Really good capture and with the trees is an added bonus.
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    Cool isn't it?

    I spotted Mercury for the first time last week also. Looked just like any other star to me, but it was cool for me to know that I was indeed looking at it. I got a sense of pride noticing that there was something there I didn't expect to see. I suspected it was Mercury and pointed my Sky Scout at it to verify.
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    Great shots Carol. Thanks for sharing them.
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    I saw it and thought it was Mercury myself, sort of had to be. Thanks for the confirmation.
    When I saw Mercury for the first time, I used to live in an apartment complex. I was so excited I went knocking on ALL doors to tell them to come out and SEE MERCURY!! They all thought I was crazy.

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    Well done Carol , I have only ( earlier tonigt ) just managed to see them both and photograph them. I really like the way you included the tree's, nice touch.

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    Yes, pretty site you have there. The trees rob some of the horizon, but they look good. Nice shots!

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    beutiful pictures Carol, which camara did you use and long exposure?
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    beutiful pictures Carol, which camara did you use and long exposure?
    I have a Panasonic Lumix FZ28. I have to admit that I was lazy and it was taken with the sunset mode on the camera, don't think it was a long exposure!

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