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Feb 22nd Mercury!

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Feb 22nd Mercury! was created by martinastro

As the sky was in top form at dusk i decided to go for a walk up the road to find a suitable location to have a look at Mercury. It was bitterly cold and that one cloud bank seemed to take forever to drift away to the west however at 18.45 Mercury appeared in a growing clear spell in the SW and i quickly set up my camera and tripod and managed 2 captures...



Martin Mc Kenna

coruscations attending the whole length of the luminosity, giving to the phenomena the aspect of a wrathful messenger, and not that of a tranquil body pursuing a harmless course..comet of 1680
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Replied by dave_lillis on topic Re: Feb 22nd Mercury!

Nice one Martin,
I was going to give it a go also, but horizon cloud always seemed to block the way.
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Replied by martinastro on topic Re: Feb 22nd Mercury!

Hey thanks Dave
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coruscations attending the whole length of the luminosity, giving to the phenomena the aspect of a wrathful messenger, and not that of a tranquil body pursuing a harmless course..comet of 1680
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