|Single frame with Canon T5i, f/5.6, 1 sec, ISO 800, 300mm|
Saturday, September 27, 2014
What's That Star Next to the Moon? September 27, 2014
What is that bright star next to the moon? Well tonight it's not a star, it's the planet Saturn. At magnitude 1.3, it's about as bright as Deneb (α Cyg) or Regulus (α Cyg), and clearly stands out less than 3° from the crescent Moon.