Waning Crescent Moon Was Near Mercury

   This morning on my way to work I paused to capture a few pictures of the waning crescent Moon near the planet Mercury. This is one of several pictures I took and its specs. are: 55 mm F9; ISO 100; 2 sec. With a 2-second shutter speed the headlights from west bound cars on Highway 50 become the streaks of light on the right side of the picture.


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