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    Arrow Venus & Mercury. April 10th



    Went to a dark site for this shot. Have never seen Mercury before.
    Set up in a bad place as Mercury was fast going down behind the tree line in bottom right of image.
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    Great capture Declan,
    Glad to managed to capture the elusive Mercury!

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