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January 2,
2006
The Moon and Venus at sunset on January 2, 2006.  Taken with a
Lumenera Lu075M camera, 0.67x focal reducer and TeleVue
Pronto 70mm achromat.  No filters.  Although the relative angular
diameters of the Moon and Venus are correct, they were actually
separated by 22 degrees.
Venus: 4.4% phase, 59 arc sec diameter
Moon: 11.3% phase, 32 min 58 arc sec diameter