Mercury, Venus and Mars in Scorpius

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Three bright planets (Mercury, Venus and Mars) were visible in the constellation of Scorpius during morning twilight in December 2004.

Camera Minolta XD-7 with 1.4/50 mm lens, stopped down to f/2.0, on fixed tripod
Film Kodak Elitechrome 200
Date 31 Dec. 2004, approx. 6am MST
Exposure time 10 s
Site Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Pine Springs Campground), Texas

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