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Venus
13%  phase, 52 arc sec diameter
Date: December 23, 2005

Camera: Lu075M
Filters:  AstroDon IR Luminance
Camera control software:  Streampix

Telescope:  TEC MC250/20
Telescope control software:  Pulseguide, TheSky6
Mount:  AP1200GTO

Subexposures:  best 500 of 3400

Conditions: low altitude, unstable air
Processing: Registax, Photoshop CS2.
The crescent Moon and Venus
January 2, 2005
Venus in IR (left) and UV
March 4, 2006

Camera: Lu075M
Filters:  AstroDon IR Luminance and Schuler UV
Camera control software:  Lucam Recorder

Telescope:  TEC MC250/20 at F40
Telescope control software:  Pulseguide, TheSky6
Mount:  AP1200GTO

Conditions: very poor seeing and low altitude
Processing: Registax, Photoshop CS2.