One Night, Dozens of Triple Conjunctions

Article written: 26 Mar , 2012
Updated: 23 Dec , 2015


Last night (March 25, 2012), Jupiter, Venus and the Moon put on quite a show, and Rick Ellis from Toronto, Canada captured it — over two dozen times. This composite image was created from 31 frames taken five minutes apart, each with an exposure time of 5 seconds. Thanks to Rick for creating this image “just for the gang at UT.” Check out his earlier image of the Venus-Jupiter conjunction from March 13

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5 Responses

  1. doo wap diddy says

    Looks fake. Why does the crescent moon change amount it is lit in the sequence? I call foul!

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