Venus in daytime – March 19, 2017

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The planet Venus is approaching inner conjunction, when it will be positioned between the Sun and our planet. The apparent shape and size of Venus are changing day-by-day now: the very thin crescent is resembling a one-day old Moon.

The following shot was acquired through lots of clouds and high winds, under poor seeing conditions. At the eyepiece the planet was truly a sight.

Venus March 19, 2017

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