Moon, planets and Seven Sisters (2012 Feb 28)

posted: 2063 days ago, on Wednesday, 2012 Feb 29 at 10:26
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, Southern Sky Highlights 2012, Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Kos Coronaios.

The Moon shines brightly near the Seven Sisters star cluster (a.k.a. the Pleiades). The close-up image on the right shows another star cluster, the Hyades, at top-right, appearing as a large V shaped scattered grouping, with a bright star (Aldebaran) uppermost.

Find out more: Southern Sky Highlights for 2012

nothing more to see. please move along.