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On July 15, 1999, a beautiful conjuction of the Moon, Venus, and Regulus occurred, seen here about 55 minutes after sunset.  Earthshine is visible on the Moon, while Venus is located below it and Regulus to the lower right.

Instrument:  Nikon 50mm/1.8 lens
F-ratio:  f/2.8
Exposure:  1 second
Film:  Elite Chrome 200, pushed two stops to 640
Date:  July 15, 1999, 9:07 PM PDT
Location:  Grandview Campground, White Mountains, California, USA

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